Occasionally, diagnosing a coolant leak is as easy as popping your hood and tracing it back to a leaky water neck. Repairing the leak may be a simple matter of replacing the water neck or its gasket. Whatever you do, do not continue to drive your car or truck if it starts to overheat. Pull over, call for help, and schedule an appointment at your local Pep Boys once you and your ride are safely off the road.

If you have questions or concerns about water necks or any of your vehicle’s components, come into your local Pep Boys where we can answer any question, help you find any part, or perform any vehicle service you might need.

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Tire Care

At Pep Boys, we make sure you have the facts so you can make smart, educated decisions. Learn how to choose the best tires for your lifestyle, how to fix a flat, signs of tire wear, and more helpful information.

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Parts Guide

Your car is the sum of it’s many, many parts. We will tell you the what, why and how the part works, as well as what to expect if you don’t fix it.

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Car is its own language—luckily, we’re fluent. Our Glossary will help you learn automotive lingo and better understand each terminology. You can browse by letter, or simply enter a keyword into the search bar.

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