Coolant leaks can cause major problems, but what color is antifreeze, and how do you know if you’re dealing with it or another fluid?
Unless you are driving a vintage VW or Porsche, your engine depends on coolant to keep operating temperatures in check. Typically the terms “coolant” and “antifreeze” are used interchangeably. While … Continue Reading Picking The Right Coolant For Your Vehicle
Your car is a symphony of mechanical pieces that move under extreme temperatures and brute force. Car fluids provide the necessary lubrication for proper heat dispersion so that those moving … Continue Reading Signs You Need to Check Your Car’s Fluids
Does a car heater use gas? Understanding this component can help you make smart decisions about fuel economy.
Read your manual, understand the antifreeze you need and then make sure to match it up with the jug you buy at the store.
Learning how to use a block heater is a rite of passage for anyone living in the northern part of the country. It’s an interesting, yet simple device that has probably saved more engines and gotten more people to work on time than any other winter-specific automotive add-on…
There are three car fluids every driver should have on hand. Store these in your garage for ease of access when you need them.
With some poking around at the likely culprits, you or your mechanic can troubleshoot a car heater blowing cold air or no air at all.
Heater core replacement is one of those jobs you have to do if the windshield fogs when the defroster is running.
A bad water pump will ruin your engine in short order. Know the signs of failure to avoid a catastrophe.