Role of your Water Pump

NAPA Water Pump - learn more about what a water pump does

Why A Water Pump Fails Water pumps don't gradually wear out; a water pump fails. In other words, they're either working or they're not. A failed water pump has to be replaced. Water pumps can fail in two ways: they can spring a leak or their bearings fail. Leaks can come from a cracked pump but usually develop at the gasket where the pump attaches to the engine. Water pumps…

Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

Timing belt replacement - timing belt services

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Rio Rancho drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure. Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Replacement is one of the more expensive maintenance services, but the cost at American Tire and Service to correct an engine damaged by a broken timing…