Nakata gives care tips when installing water pump

Nakata gives care tips when installing water pump

Nakata gives care tips when installing water pump

The Mechanic - CarsThe Mechanic - CarsOne of those responsible for controlling the engine temperature of the vehicle, the water pump needs some care at the time of application.“Before installing the new water pump, it is important to drain all the water and thoroughly clean the cooling system and the pump contact area,” warns Nakata Quality and Service Manager Jair Silva.Grease or glue between pump, gasket and motor block is not recommended.Regardless of whether the pump uses a paper gasket, metal gasket or rubber ring these should be assembled as they are without grease or glue and should not be reused.To avoid warping, the retaining screws must be tightened alternately.Other details that, according to Silva, should be checked are the alignment and tension of the engine belts, according to the vehicle manufacturer's instructions.“Too tight belt reduces the pump bearing durability, as it will work with the shaft always forced”, comments.Most modern motors have auto...


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