Water Pump Archives - Import Car
Mercedes-Benz Auxiliary Water Pump Diagnostics

These pumps will show up on more and more vehicles as engines become more efficient and generate less excess heat.

BMW Cooling System Problems

Let’s take a closer look at this unique water pump, how to replace it efficiently and what other components should be replaced along with it.

Carter Expands Water Pump Line

Six new parts have been added to Carter’s line of Rapid Fit engine water pumps, along with three standard water pump part numbers.

AUDI ECT Gauge Pegged Hot

This 2016 Audi A3 Quattro Sedan repair case is courtesy of ALLDATA.com.

What’s the Difference Between New and Remanufactured Water Pumps?

Unseen DamageWater pump damage occurs over time as heat and contaminants destroy the internal parts of the pump. Some of this damage is quite obvious, but bearing wear or impeller deterioration may not be so visible. If these components are reused in remanufacturing, their performance can compromise the system, reduce its cooling capability and cause

Mini Water Pump Friction Wheel Drive System

The tensioner is able to disengage the water pump until the engine has reached a specific temperature.

Rein Introduces Water Pump Kit For Audi, VW Models

Engineered to avoid comebacks and provide a long service life, this kit includes an OE belt and all hardware necessary to reseal the assembly to the engine.

Cloyes Expands Timing Chain Water Pump Kit Line

The three new kits are for Nissan, Infiniti and Suzuki 3.5-liter and 4.0-liter V6 engine applications.

Nissan VQ35 Water Pump: Chain-Driven Replacement Procedure

The VQ35-series of engines can be found in 2001-current Nissans and Infinitis. Book time on this job can range from 2-3 hours depending on the model and layout. There are no shortcuts.

VIDEO: Bearings On Timing Belt Components

Andrew Markel explores timing belt components and how the health of the bearings inside of these components is important to proper timing operation. Sponsored by INA, a Schaeffler brand.

VIDEO: Water Pump Weep Hole Drains Are Moving

Andrew Markel covers how the drain for some water pump weep holes is moving to the block or front cover on some engines. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

VIDEO: Aligning The Belt After A Water Pump Replacement

Andrew Markel stresses the importance of a properly aligned belt and high quality gasket after a water pump job to prevent premature rapid wear during operation. Sponsored by MAHLE.

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