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Auxiliary Water Pump Diagnostics

A car or truck comes into your shop with a complaint of poor heater performance- the issue may be the auxiliary water pump.

Inspection Tips For Chain-Driven Water Pumps

If one water pump fails sooner and is replaced without an investigation, the new pump is likely doomed.

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Why Does Engine Coolant Need Replacement?

Two specifications can be used to justify replacement — the condition of the additive package & the freezing point.

Auxiliary Cooling Pumps

An auxiliary cooling pump’s primary function is to circulate warm coolant to the heater core.

Carter Expands Rapid Fit Coverage, Releases New Catalog

Rapid Fit Water Pumps help save an average of 15 to 25 minutes in the bay, according to Carter.

Mini Cooper Water Pump Service

The water pump is turned by a metal wheel driven by the crankshaft pulley.

Warn Your Customers About Water Pump Failure During the Summer

Summer is an opportune time for automotive professionals to remind customers to keep an eye on the signs of a failing water pump.  As you know, extreme summer temperatures and added strain on vehicles from activities like long road trips can cause engines to become more susceptible to troubles from excessive heat, making the function

Cavitation: Killer Of Water Pumps

The condition of the coolant has a direct relationship to cavitation in pumps.

Replace Parts Together (Video)

Replacing these parts together can save money in the long run. Sponsored by Carter.

Water Pump Replacement: Nissan VQ-35 Series

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.

What’s the Difference Between New and Remanufactured Water Pumps?

Unseen Damage: Water pump damage occurs over time as heat and contaminants destroy the internal parts of the pump. Some of this damage is quite obvious, but bearing wear or impeller deterioration may not be so visible. If these components are reused in remanufacturing, their performance can compromise the system, reduce its cooling capability and

How To Replace The Water Pump On A 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser

This job is moderately difficult because of multiple components that need to be removed.