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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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Why Electric Vehicles Need Water Pumps Too

This article was originally published on AftermarketNews.com. If social media is to be believed, millions of consumers believe that electric vehicles (EVs) don’t have any moving parts. Obviously, this isn’t true. EVs have plenty of moving parts, including water pumps. In fact, many EVs have more water pumps than internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs)!

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Fan Clutch Failure Modes and Troubleshooting

The use of clutch-driven fans in vehicles is no longer common, but there are plenty of vehicles still on the road which use a mechanically-operated cooling fan. Most of these are large, rear-wheel drive vehicles with large displacement engines.

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Water Pump Failure Modes and Troubleshooting

If your water pump fails, it often costs a lot more than a little inconvenience on the side of the road. Worst case scenario: broken water pumps can lead to serious issues that can badly damage your engine, and eventually cause complete engine failure.

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How to Tell if Your Water Pump is Failing

For your car, coolant is just as important to keep topped off as any other fluid. It protects your engine from high heat as well as freezing temperatures. The water pump cycles coolant from the radiator throughout the engine, absorbing the heat and wicking it away into the atmosphere. When water pumps go bad, it causes […]

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Critical Water Pump Components

Everyone who understands how modern engines work understands that water pumps are critical to your vehicle’s operation. Without a good water pump, your engine would be as hot as blacktop in Phoenix during the summer—and that’s not a good thing. However, not many people understand the intricacies of water pumps. There are five key components […]

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