Top 4 Features Of The Best Car Batteries

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As an industry professional, you already know that a high-quality car battery is essential to ensure that a vehicle’s electrical system works right. Using a poor-quality aftermarket battery can damage sensitive electronics. And will cost way more in the long run.

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Common Water Pump Problems For Nissan Trucks

If you have a Nissan truck (Frontier or Titan), you’ll likely experience issues with the water pump at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to water pump failure on Nissan trucks and some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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The 5 Vehicles With The Most Water Pump Problems

Most modern water pumps are designed to last at least 100,000 miles. However, some water pumps fail sooner than others. Water pump seals and gaskets can deteriorate with age, even with lower engine mileage. Driving conditions, such as stop-and-go city miles versus highway miles, can affect how long a water pump lasts. Other cooling system…

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Common Timing Belt Problems For The Honda Civic

If you have a 2005 or older Honda Civic, chances are you’ll experience issues with the timing belt at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to timing belt failure on the Civic, as well as some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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Common Timing Belt Problems For The Subaru Forester

If you have a 2013 or older Subaru Forester, chances are you’ll experience issues with the timing belt at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to timing belt failure on the Forester, as well as some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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Common Fan Clutch Problems For The Dodge Durango

If you have a 1998-2009 Dodge Durango, odds are you’ll experience issues with the fan clutch at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to fan clutch failure on the Dodge Durango, and some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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Symptoms Of Timing Belt Tensioner Failure

Some timing belt tensioners last a long time. Others don’t last all that long. Usually, the tensioner is replaced along with the timing belt. When a timing belt tensioner fails, it loses tension. As a result, the timing belt becomes loose and the valve timing can be thrown off. This leads to engine performance issues.

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Is It The Timing Belt The Tensioner Or The Idler Pulley?

When an engine has timing belt issues, the root cause is not always the timing belt. It may be the timing belt tensioner or the idler pulley. It’s important to know which part is failing. That way, you can replace the failing part (and any other affected parts) to bring the timing belt assembly back…

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