Being a key element of the water cooling system, the water pump is indispensable for proper car operation. The water pump is able to keep the coolant circuit active even if the oil is in the standstill. As soon as the combustion chamber overheats, the engine oil can no longer lubricate the plunger and, as a result, the water starts to boil, causing a forced spindle stroke and the melting of the cylinder walls. In such a context, few minutes are enough for the engine’s total failure.
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