VIDEO: Replacing The Weakest Link

VIDEO: Replacing The Weakest Link

All the coolant hoses should be replaced at the same time.

Most original equipment coolant hoses made of EPDM should easily last up to 10 years or more in normal service. So why should customers expect anything less from an aftermarket replacement hose?

The 60,000/90,000-rule is always a good idea. Start the belt and hose inspection process as early as 60,000 miles. A good opportunity to do this is at every oil change as oil changes are much more frequent than coolant changes. And then plan on hose replacement at 90,000 miles or at least give it consideration.

This video is sponsored by Continental.

You May Also Like

Introduction to Keyless Ignition Systems

This technology allows drivers to start their vehicles without the traditional key turn.

Keyless Ignition

Keyless ignition systems, commonly referred to as keyless start or push-button start systems, have become a standard feature in many modern vehicles.  

This technology allows drivers to start their vehicles without the traditional key turn. Instead, a button press activates the ignition.  

The system operates via a combination of wireless transmitters and sensors. The key fob, equipped with a unique digital identity, communicates with the vehicle's onboard computer system, signaling its proximity and permitting vehicle access and operation.

Litens Pulleys: You’ll Be Surprised at What’s in the Box

The pulley kit saves time for your customers and takes up less space on the shelf.

Litens tensioners pulleys
Selling Wheel Bearings and Hub Units to DIFM Customers

Using premium wheel bearings means fewer customer comebacks.

Wheel Bearings
Overview of the Clutch System

There are three main components involved: the flywheel, friction disc and pressure plate.

Clutch System
Understanding the Basics of Brake Calipers

There are two main types of brake calipers: floating calipers and fixed calipers.

Brake Calipers

Other Posts

Fundamentals of EV Technology

Electric vehicles offer numerous advantages over traditional gasoline-powered vehicles.

Fundamentals of EV Technology
High-Pressure Fuel Pumps in GDI Systems

High-pressure fuel pumps are precision-machined to generate fuel pressure to the rail up to 2,500 psi.

High Pressure Fuel Pumps
Understanding All-Wheel-Drive Systems

The core controls for most AWD systems are the ABS, traction control and stability control that uses the brake modulator to control traction.  

All Wheel Drive
MANN+HUMMEL’s Kurk Wilks: The Meaning Behind the Product

Wilks, president and CEO, delves into how advanced technology and customer needs are shaping future products.

Kurk Wilks Drivetime