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OEM vs Aftermarket Water Pumps – Sometimes, They’re The Same

Here’s a fun fact: most OEM parts are actually aftermarket brand parts with the automaker’s brand added. Generally, OEM parts aren’t produced by the automaker itself but rather by a contract manufacturer. For example, we (GMB) are an aftermarket brand, but major automakers all over the world hire us to manufacture OEM water pumps. In […]

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When It Comes To Water Pumps, EVs Are Business As Usual

Many people are under the impression that electric vehicles don’t need cooling systems. And therefore don’t need water pumps. But, thankfully for the aftermarket industry, this isn’t true. Electric cars produce heat and still need a cooling system. That’s where the water pump comes in.

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Why Consumers Are Skeptical About Timing-Belt Repair

Note: This article was originally published on Counterman.com Many people have a “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mentality. Not only that, but most timing belts are hidden under an engine cover, so they are “out of sight, out of mind”. It’s no wonder many people don’t really think about replacing their timing belt.

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Why Change Your Water Pump Before It Fails?

Just about every car owner practices preventative maintenance. But what would happen if you don’t practice proactive maintenance on critical components? What if your car has leaking coolant, grinding noises, or overheating of the engine? 

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Should You Replace a Diesel Water Pump Before It Fails?

This article was originally published on FleetEquipmentMag.com. Water pumps are touchy. Some only go 50k miles before they fail, and some are still running perfectly after a million. But if one fails when you’re driving down the road, they can be a major headache to repair. Not to mention the risk of engine damage. Does […]

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Why is There Oil in the Coolant?

This article was originally published on UnderHoodService.com. When you check the coolant and the fluid looks brownish or milky, it’s likely that the coolant is contaminated with engine oil.

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