Common Questions Consumers Have About Electric Water Pumps

An electric water pump can fail slowly, or sometimes suddenly stop working with no warning at all. In either case, the temperature of the system being cooled will rise and, depending on the vehicle and how overheated the system is, mechanical problems will follow. Without doubt, customers who suspect their electric water pump is failing, or…

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The High Cost Of Putting Off Water Pump Replacement

Like any part of your engine, the water pump will eventually wear out and fail. When a water pump fails, it can be a big issue for your vehicle and make it inoperable. If you put off replacing a leaking or worn pump, it can cause even more significant and costlier problems for your car.…

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The High Cost Of Putting Off Timing Belt Replacement

When it comes to your engine, there are very few maintenance parts more important than your timing belt. In many cars, timing belts are rubber belts with teeth designed to help your engine keep the valves in time with the pistons. Modern technology allows many timing belts to last up to 100,000 miles of reliable…

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Can A Water Pump Gasket Be Reused?

The water pump is a critical component of engine operation. It keeps coolant flowing through the engine and radiator to dissipate the heat created from combustion and friction. Water pump failure can quickly cause an engine to overheat, resulting in catastrophic damage. Sometimes a water pump gasket will start leaking, which causes people to wonder…

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How To Diagnose Belt And Timing Component Failures

The timing belt is one of a few belts in an engine. At the front of the engine, you’ll see a plastic or metal cover. Behind it is a timing belt. Many current vehicles have switched to a timing chain, but these two parts perform the same function. Timing chains usually last the life of…

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