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Electric Vehicles and the Future of Water Pumps: With more and more electric vehicles (EVs) hitting the roads, one may wonder if some of the key parts found in gas-powered cars are on their way out. The water pump, for example. What does the future have in store? Electric Vehicles Need to be Cooled Too The water pump’s job is to keep the […] The post Electric Vehicles and the Future of Water Pumps appeared first on GMB North America.
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3 Mistakes Even the Pros Make When Replacing a Wheel Hub Assembly: Even though wheel hub assembly replacements are a routine auto repair service and the process is easy and straightforward for professionals and DIYers alike, improper installations are still pretty common. Photo credit: U.S. Air Force It’s important to do it right the first time because an improperly installed wheel hub assembly leads to a variety […] The post 3 Mistakes Even the Pros Make When Replacing a Wheel Hub Assembly appeared first on GMB North America.
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How to Tell Which Wheel Hub is Making Noise: Is one of your wheels making a funny noise such as grinding, knocking, rumbling, or clicking? Does your steering wheel vibrate and/or feel loose? If you answered “yes” to both questions, one of your wheels likely has a bad or failing hub assembly. In most cases, the wheel hub bearing has worn to the point […] The post How to Tell Which Wheel Hub is Making Noise appeared first on GMB North America.
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3 Tips for Reducing Wheel Hub Bearing & Hub Assembly Repair Comebacks: Of all the components that keep the wheels rolling, the wheel hub bearing and hub assembly endure the majority of the stress. Because faulty wheel bearings can cause dangerous situations, a customer whose vehicle’s bearings fail after replacement will generally be extremely concerned and upset. Therefore, it’s vital to avoid comebacks related to wheel hub […] The post 3 Tips for Reducing Wheel Hub Bearing & Hub Assembly Repair Comebacks appeared first on GMB North America.
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Meet With GMB At AAPEX: Are you attending the 2017 AAPEX show in Las Vegas this November? If so, we hope you can stop by and see us! Here’s a quick recap of last year’s awesome show:   The AAPEX show is one of our favorite annual events, scheduled this year between October 31st and November 2nd. We look forward […] The post Meet With GMB At AAPEX appeared first on GMB North America.
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Wheel Bearing Failure Modes and Troubleshooting: Wheel bearings are one of the most critical – and ignored – auto parts. Considering that a vehicle cannot roll without them (at least not very far), it’s a bit strange wheel bearings only get attention when they begin to fail. Perhaps the problem is that modern, single bearing systems are simple, reliable, and generally […] The post Wheel Bearing Failure Modes and Troubleshooting appeared first on GMB North America.
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U-Joint Failure Modes & Troubleshooting: The universal joint (U-joint) is a common part found on any rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive vehicle, especially body-on-frame designs such as trucks and SUVs. The U-joint’s purpose is to transfer power to the driveshaft when the transmission and axle are at differing planes (heights). U-joints are always in pairs, usually at either end of […] The post U-Joint Failure Modes & Troubleshooting appeared first on GMB North America.
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The 3 Most Common Causes of U-Joint Failure: While any rear wheel drive vehicle can have a universal joint (u-joint), they’re typically found on pickups and SUVs. U-joints connect the driveshaft to the transmission and rear differential, and they allow for a change in the angle of the driveline. This way, the vehicle’s rear axle can move up and down without breaking the […] The post The 3 Most Common Causes of U-Joint Failure appeared first on GMB North America.
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4 Mistakes Even the Pros Can Make When Installing a Water Pump: Water pumps are generally reliable, at least compared to the ‘good old days.’ On a modern engine, it’s not at all uncommon for a water pump to last longer than the vehicle. Still, despite their reliability, it’s often a good idea to replace a water pump during the course of normal maintenance. The thinking is […] The post 4 Mistakes Even the Pros Can Make When Installing a Water Pump appeared first on GMB North America.
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