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Monthly Archives: December 2018

WHEN SHOULD YOU REPLACE THE WATER PUMP IN YOUR LAND ROVER

WHEN SHOULD YOU REPLACE THE WATER PUMP IN YOUR LAND ROVER

The water pump in your Land Rover is a vital part of its cooling system. By continually pumping water and coolant to your engine, the pump prevents your car from overheating and ruining your engine. Much easier than shopping for a new engine is simply replacing your water pump before the worst happens. Water pumps tend to last a long time. In fact, it should last as long as the timing belt it rests below, which generally make it to about 60,000 to 90,000 miles. It is almost always recommended that you get your water pump replaced at the time of belt replacement. But in order to get your pump replaced, you need to know when to do so! Here are some signs to look out for that could mean it’s time for a new water pump. SIGNS YOUR LAND ROVER’S WATER PUMP NEEDS TO BE REPLACED THE COOLANT IS LEAKING The ... read more

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD GASKET IN JAGUARS

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD GASKET IN JAGUARS

When it comes to exhaust systems in vehicles, many of us only think about two or three things. The first thing we think about is the noise. Either the exhaust is muffled, or it sounds like small explosives going off as the car or truck flies past us. The second thing we consider is the smell. Certain vehicles leave a lingering smell of burnt oil in the air behind them. Sometimes we then consider the third aspect of this exhaust system, which has to do with air pollution – regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency. These are all aspects determined by a fully-functioning exhaust system. WHAT DOES THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD GASKET DO? The exhaust manifold gasket is an essential piece of the exhaust system, but it has only a small effect on noise and smell issues related to exhaust, and just a slightly more significant claim to influence on air pollution. The primary role of the exhaust manifold gas ... read more

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