Bitter cold weather and record-low temperatures, the likes of which haven’t been seen for nearly 20 years, currently gripping much of the country.Read More
Water Pumps are an essential part of the engine system for cars and trucks. Vehicle water pumps are part of the engine cooling system. Online advice for water pump repair.
Your vehicle’s water pump will be located in one of two places – on the outside of the block or under the timing belt cover. If the water pump is under the timing cover, the timing belt or chain turns it; and if it is on the outside of the block, a serpentine or V-belt turns the pump.Read More
Engine coolant not only cools the internal components of an engine but helps with the oil as well. Coolant passes from the water pump through the engine coolant passages in the block surrounding the cylinders and up through the cylinder heads.Read More
The cooling system in your vehicle is not particularly complicated, despite its many components. Should any one of those components malfunction, the vehicle could overheat, causing internal engine damage. If you are aware of all of the components of the cooling system and know to check that they are working correctly, you can minimize the chances of overheating.Read More
Belt-driven water pumps use two types of belts — the V-groove belt or a serpentine belt. V-groove belts used on early model vehicles use multiple belts. A serpentine system used one belt to drive all the components.Read More