A car or truck comes into the shop with a complaint of poor heater performance. The issue may be the auxiliary water pump.
Six new parts have been added to Carter’s line of Rapid Fit engine water pumps, along with three water pump part numbers.
This job is moderately difficult because of multiple components that need to be removed.
The condition of the coolant has a direct relationship to cavitation in pumps.
At just 4 inches, the KNIPEX Cobra XS (87 00 100) just might be the smallest water pump pliers in the world!
When you take the ASE G1 or ASE A1, make sure you read and understand the full question. This video is sponsored by Carter.
The tensioner is able to disengage the water pump until the engine has reached a specific temperature.
Here are three main reasons why you should have a conversation with your customer to replace multiple parts simultaneously.
Replacing the water pump on the FJ Cruiser is a reasonably big job.
At the top of the list of the engines with the most challenging water pumps to replace is the Nissan VQ-Series V6 engines.
A conventional thermostat and water pump are similar to a carburetor and mechanical fuel pump in one regard – they can only respond to change, not be proactive in their engine management.
Andrew Markel explores how tiny cavitation bubbles can damage a water pump. He also offers up three methods to control cavitation to make sure the replacement pump lasts a long time.