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How to extend Ford 3.5 V6 Water Pump Life?

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I’ve got a 2016 Ford Edge SEL with the 3.5L V6, not Ecoboost, with 65,000 miles.  This is the V6 with the water pump driven by the timing chain.  Is there anything I can do to extend the life of the water pump, like changing the coolant more frequently?  The recommended interval is 100,000miles or 6 years.  I’m coming up on the 6 year mark. 

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You can try increased changes and shorter change intervals, but those pumps are junk to be honest. I wouldn't expect much.

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I don't think so, you're right on time for the 6 year mark and with only 65,000 I'm guessing your coolant is probably still in pretty good shape.  (of course it should still be changed)

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Change your oil and filter more frequently than recommended by the manufacturer.  Clean, correct weight oil will make it last a long time.

Those water pumps unfortunately are the weak links and they tend to go first.

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