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DENSO Sales California Releases New 2013 Radiator And Condenser Catalog

DENSO Sales California has announced the availability of its new 2013 Radiator and Condenser catalog. The catalog includes 15 new radiator and 19 new condenser part numbers, covering 453 new radiator and 338 new condenser listings for domestic, import car, light-duty truck and van applications. For the first time, catalog pages are translated in English, French and Spanish as well.

Volkswagen Water Pump Replacement

We bought another loaner. It’s a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta that’s loaded with heated leather seats, heated power mirrors and the 1.8L turbo engine. It’s got the premium stereo and it’s my favorite color, black. It only has 125,000 miles on it and it’s current on its timing belt and other services. I thought we were going to have to do a minimum of service to get it ready to use as a loaner, until I noticed the temp gauge reaching for the red.

Hyundai Coolant Issues: Getting to the Heart of Coolant Leaks

When it comes to cooling system problems you may see on the Hyundai vehicle lineup, there are a few that would be considered serial failures. But, as these cars accumulate miles, you’ll see the same type of service opportunities you would find on any other vehicle, advises Import Specialist Contributor Bob Dowie.

Tech Tip: Coolant is Leaking from Ford’s Coolant Expansion Tank

Some 2006-’09 Explorer, Mountaineer and 2007-’09 Explorer Sport Trac vehicles equipped with 4.0L engine may experience coolant leaking from the coolant expansion tank.

Dorman Products Releases More Than 300 New Part Numbers

Dorman Products has released its September New Product Announcement featuring 340 new parts, 29 of which the company says are exclusive formerly “Dealer Only” parts.

New Aftermarket Automotive Belts and Hoses Last Longer

The original equipment belts and hoses on today’s late-model vehicles are mostly made of EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer), a synthetic rubber that is far more durable, heat-resistant and wear-resistant than Neoprene.

A New Look at Cooling System Technology

While changes in modern cooling system technology might not be apparent in day-to-day servicing, the fact is that auto manufacturers are continuing to increase fuel economy and power output by changing how the cooling system operates.

New Reality TV Show Based On Female Car Mechanic

Oakes Entertainment and Pam’s Motor City are proud to announce “Car E.R.,” a new reality series starring Pam Oakes and the employees of Pam’s Motor City in Fort Myers, FL. Sponsored by ACDelco, “Car E.R.” follows Pam, Peter (her long time fiance) and the rest of the gang at Pam’s Motor City as they deal with tricky automotive repairs, esoteric customers, and serious attitudes within the shop. Of course, not everything’s a problem, and there’s a lot of fun and good times, too.

Getting Stoked to Service the 6.0L Power Stroke

If there were one engine that plagues the mid-size diesel world, you would have to say that it is the 6.0L Power Stroke. The 6.0L came into existence because the EPA demanded tighter emissions laws for diesel engines. Even though the 7.3L was branded as the reliable workhorse for Ford, it would never be able to pass the tighter emissions laws that were going to come into effect for 2004.

Tech Tip: Chevy Malibu Suffers Engine Hesitation, Stalling, RPM Drop

Some Malibu owners may comment on the engine having a severe hesitation or a drop in RPM during parking lot maneuvers or during a deceleration. In a few instances, customers may comment on occasionally experiencing a stall at idle when the engine is fully warmed.

Tech Talk: ‘Baywatch’

Problem “models” that technicians see on a regular basis

Tool Tip: Fixing a Cooling System that is Pressurizing, with Coolant Being Blown Out of the Expansion Tank

Solv-Tec offers tip on fixing this cooling system leak.