Rubbing, whining and grinding noises coming from the water pump are signs the bearings are about to fail. If a water pump is making any kind of noise, it means the pump is likely starting to wear out; a good water pump s... More »

A bad water pump can make a rubbing, grinding or whining sound. A water pump is relatively silent when it is operating properly. If it makes any loud noises, it is an indication that the bearings are going out. More »

A failing oil pump will create a whining or whirling noise. Failing oil pumps will also have several other loud noise that will accompany it, such as a overly loud valve-train and bottom-end assembly. More »

A bad water pump can make a rubbing, grinding or whining sound. A water pump is relatively silent when it is operating properly. If it makes any loud noises, it is an indication that the bearings are going out. More »

The most common indications that an automotive heater core is failing include a foggy windshield, steam coming from vents when the heater is switched on, a water surging sound inside the dashboard, a sweet-smelling aroma... More »

Signs of bad ball joints include hip pain ranging from mild to severe, limited movement in the affected hip, swelling, and a creaking sound in the hip. There are multiple conditions that can affect the hip and cause bad ... More »

One of the most commonly seen symptoms that a car's water pump may be bad is puddling of water or coolant underneath the vehicle. An overheating engine may mean earlier signs were missed or ignored. More »