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What Is Engine Coolant Made Of?

Have you ever had to explain coolant to someone? If so, you may have said something like, “Coolant is a sweet-smelling special blend of liquid that runs through the engine. It absorbs the scorching heat from the engine to keep it at a manageable temperature. Next, it dissipates the heat through the radiator. It also […]

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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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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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