If one water pump fails sooner and is replaced without an investigation, the new pump is likely doomed.
Two specifications can be used to justify replacement — the condition of the additive package & the freezing point.
It is estimated that by 2022, 50% or more of vehicles sold in the U.S. will have one or more turbochargers under the hood.
One bad hose can cause an engine malfunction. This video is sponsored by Continental.
At the top of the list of the most difficult water pumps to replace are those found in the Nissan VQ-Series V6 engines. The pump is turned by the timing chain and is nestled in the engine block. This can make for a very difficult job no matter if the engine is mounted transversely or longitudinally.
When the heater circuit fails, most of the time it will create an open circuit.
Mounted ahead of the radiator, active grille shutters have motorized horizontal vanes that can rotate to block airflow.
Currently, there are approximately 35 million vehicles on the road with R1234yf in the HVAC system.
Almost every technician has a cooling system pressure tester in their toolboxes. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.
The latest 6 new water pumps are now in stock and ready to order.
Andrew Markel discusses the limited lifespan of thermostats, and how that makes it necessary to replace the thermostat as part of a cooling system task. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
A car or truck comes into your shop with a complaint of poor heater performance. The driver complains that on cold mornings the heater will blow cold during the drive to work in rush hour traffic. The car is not overheating and the air is coming from the correct ducts. Your first reaction might be to install a new thermostat and inspect the heater core for a blockage. On the test drive, the system may perform great for you. Is the customer just cold blooded?