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Water Pump

Tuesday 09 August 2016

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the heart of your cooling system, circulating the fluid throughout your vehicle. It's a small pump that's driven by the engine; usually by belt, but sometimes by a chain or gear.The water pump only operates... read more

Engine Hydration for Sarnia Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

Sunday 17 April 2016

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating through your engine.The water pump is driven by a belt, chain or gear and only operates while the engine is running. It has a limited life span and sooner or later will have to be replaced. Yo... read more

Cool Running in Sarnia

Wednesday 22 July 2015

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself on the side of the road in Sarnia waiting for your vehicle engine to cool down.When you service your cooling system at LaSalle Auto Centre, your technicia... read more

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at LaSalle Auto Centre

Thursday 04 June 2015

Anyone who drives a car in Sarnia knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good vehicle care requires keeping its cooling system in good condition.A vehicle's cooling system circulates water and antifreeze (coolant) thr... read more

Smart Sarnia Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Sarnia drivers to prevent. The radiator is the best-known and most recognizable part of the cooling system. Hoses filled with coolant (also known as antifreeze) connect the radiator to the engine. The coolant draws heat... read more

Keep Your Cool in Sarnia

Thursday 03 May 2012

Sarnia drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the coolant/water mix circulates back through the engine to absorb more heat.There's a reason we mix coolant and water. Water alone actually does a good job transferring h... read more

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Sarnia , Ontario

Friday 18 February 2011

The cooling system keeps Ontario vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Sarnia . Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Sarnia drivers associate with the cooling system. Coolant flows through the radiator which has fine cooling fins that draw the heat out of the coolant and dissipate it into the air. To make sure there's enough airfl... read more