We compared several CARDONE remanufactured Water Pumps to corresponding units from one of our competitors. The results are not surprising.
| ||Castings ||Exclusive rust preventative coating. ||Oil dipped. Potential for rust to enter the cooling system, causing seal failure. ||Exclusive rust preventative coating prevents rust, increases shelf life, improves product appearance and increases product reliability. |
| ||Castings ||Knurled ||Not knurled Unknurled castings can cause bearings to move, resulting in pump failure and unnecessary warranties. ||CARDONE knurls Water Pump castings to eliminate bearing movement. CARDONE sets the standard for quality Water Pumps. |
| ||Castings ||Smooth pump castings. ||Heavy pitting found on many castings - especially at hose inlets. ||CARDONE quality standards are much higher for the best product appearance and quality. |
| ||Cleaning Process ||Placed on every unit and component by employees at every step of the remanufacturing process. ||No known system of accountability. Inhibits continuous quality improvements for a better product. ||Color coding establishes a workmanship accountability system. This serves as a control to track the unit throughout the remanufacturing process. |
| ||Testing ||Every unit is tested using at least three different methods. ||Unknown testing procedures Product non-conformities will not be sighted during testing. ||Proper testing during steps in the remanufacturing process guarantees the customer a proper functioning unit all the time. |
| ||Bearings ||Ball/roller bearings used to follow O.E. specified applications ||100% ball/ball Ball/ball bearings will fail under high torque conditions. ||Ball/roller bearings used to follow O.E. specified applications |
| ||Instruction Sheet ||Tri-lingual ||Bi-lingual ||Meets the language needs of regional, national, and international customers. |
CARDONE's remanufactured Water Pumps not only offer a high quality, low cost alternative to new parts, but are the leading choice in the remanufactured market.