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Function: Circulates coolant through the radiator and engine system to maintain proper engine temperature.
Signs of Wear: Engine overheating, leaking coolant, excessive looseness in water pump shaft. rumbling nose in pump.
The water pump forces cold coolant from the radiator into the engine, and the hot coolant out of the engine and into the radiator. The water pump is driven by a belt -- either the timing belt or a serpentine or v-belt. Broken belts will cause the vehicle to overheat quickly.
The water pump pushes coolant through the engine, and is driven by either a timing belt or a serpentine belt.
Over time, leaks may form in the water pump allowing coolant to escape the system.
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Have your vehicle cooling system checked by an ASE Certified Technician in Cooling system. Schedule service today to visit our auto repair facility on the southwest side of Houston.
Professional Auto Care is an award-winning family owned and operated auto repair shop located in southwest Houston. It has been run by the same family, the Serratos Family, for nearly 35 years. Professional Auto Care services Domestic, Asian as well as select European vehicles. We are known for our professionalism, transparency and quality of work. Since our humble beginning in 1983, we always strove to provide the best, most reliable service in Houston with a hint of the personal touch. The founders, Everardo and Claudia Serratos, are still involved with the daily operations of the car maintenance and auto repair shop.