And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Replace a Water Pump

At the heart of the cooling system is the water pump. It spins as does the engine in order to continuously circulate engine coolant through the automotive cooling system. Out from the engine, into the radiator, and then back again. So goes the water-cooled internal combustion engine. If the water pump fails in its… » 3/09/07 12:00pm 3/09/07 12:00pm

And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Replace a Thermostat

The difference between the rows of late model cars at the junkyard awaiting the crusher and Grandpa's 400-thousand mile 1974 Mercury Bobcat Wagon with genuine simulated wood grain paneling is regularly scheduled maintenance. The failure of an inexpensive and easy to replace part can cause a heap of pricey damage.… » 3/02/07 12:00pm 3/02/07 12:00pm

And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Replace a Radiator or…


While there are still a few air-cooled automobiles on the roads the good majority out there these days are of the liquid cooled variety. Those driving an old Karmann Ghia or a pre-98 Porsche 911 can take the time spent reading this series of articles on the automotive cooling system and instead check their oil… » 2/23/07 1:00pm 2/23/07 1:00pm