Windshield wiper blades are designed to remove rain, snow, and dirt from the windshield of your car and to do it quickly at the push of a button.
They are required to endure temperature extremes from sub-zero winter weather to scorching desert sunshine, normally operating for hours at a time. Wiper blades should be changed every 6-12 months, although this depends both on weather conditions and on what the blades are made out of. Over time wiper blades lose their ability to clearly remove rain, snow, and other debris from your windshield.
Your vehicle’s water pump is one of the most important parts of your car’s engine.
To keep you car running, it is crucial maintain engine temperature. It is the job of the water pump to continually circulate coolant through your vehicles engine, and back through the radiator doesn’t overheat. We recommend that your engine’s water pump be replaced when the timing belt is serviced, or immediately when a leak or malfunction is detected.
The serpentine belt, also known as the multi-vee or multi-rib belt, is a single continuous belt used to drive multiple devices in an automotive engine, including the alternator, power steering pump, water pump, air conditioner and others.
Without the serpentine belt, there is no way to drive power to any of these devices. A serpentine belt should be replaced as soon as it shows sign of fraying badly cracked, or is contaminated with oil. Most manufacturers also recommend replacement every four years, or 50,000 miles for preventative maintenance serpentine belt breaks, all drive power to whatever it turns is lost.
Coolant is the generally accepted term for the liquid that absorbs heat from the engine and releases it through the radiator.
As the coolant circulates through the system, it transfers heat to the radiator and into the air. The liquid is cooled, fed back to the engine through the cooling system. and the cycle repeats. The average motors should consider changing their coolant every two years, or 24 thousand miles. However in specific cases, motorists should refer to the owners manual for further guidance.
The cabin air filter is generally a pleated paper filter placed in the outside air intake to the passenger compartment, and is designed to remove dust pollen, mold, spores and other contaminants as the outside air enters your vehicle. A clogged or dirty cabin air filter can significantly reduce air flow cabin vents, increase the load on the blower motor, and allow allergens sent to the cabin air stream.