Seeing the “Check Coolant Level” warning on your dashboard is often a sign you’re about to have a very bad day.
All GM trucks and SUVs used plastic heater hose connectors (disconnects) for the heater hoses from 1999-2014. The problem with this is that over time, the plastic becomes brittle and … Continue Reading How to Replace Chevrolet/GMC Heater Hose Connectors
A radiator flush should be conducted as per your owner’s manual. Neglecting this task can damage your engine.
Coolant can be highly toxic and needs to be handled with care. Learn how to dispose of antifreeze properly.
You know about oil, washer fluid and brake fluid, but what is antifreeze? Learn why antifreeze is important for your engine.
Keeping the engine bay clean is easy, but what about the cooling system? Here’s how to flush a radiator to keep it clean and operating smoothly.
Whether you’re a seasoned mechanic or just getting into automotive DIY, you can feel confident dealing with common car fluids.
The quality of car fluids has improved in recent years. For instance, certain fluids are now considered “lifetime fill.” Here’s what you should know.
A thermostat that is stuck closed will quickly cause your engine to overheat. When the thermostat gets stuck open, your engine takes considerably longer to warm up. You will notice … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: Cooling System Thermostat Replacement Tips
The Coolant Temperature sensor changes resistance with the temperature. The Coolant Temperature sensor is critical to many PCM functions such as fuel injection, ignition timing, variable valve timing, and transmission … Continue Reading What does a Coolant Temperature Sensor do for your vehicle?