Keeping your engine cool is a tough job! Temperatures inside your engine’s combustion chambers can reach several thousand degrees Fahrenheit. While some of the heat escapes the engine with the … Continue Reading How to Replace a Radiator in a Car
Troubleshooting With NAPA: Why Is My Car Heater Blowing Cold Air? It’s easy to take modern conveniences for granted. An electric coffee pot brewing while you step out of the … Continue Reading Troubleshooting With NAPA: Why Is My Car Heater Blowing Cold Air?
Engine coolant keeps the waste heat of the combustion process at bay. There’s no denying the importance coolant plays in keeping an engine running, but how do you know when … Continue Reading How To Test Coolant And Coolant Sensors
Some automotive issues make themselves known instantly and in a big way. But signs of a bad water pump aren’t always so brash. A bad water pump can wreak havoc … Continue Reading Bad Water Pump Symptoms
Signs of a Coolant Leak Offered in a spectrum of formulations and colors, the coolant running through your engine’s operating system keeps temperatures regulated. This automotive liquid transfers the heat … Continue Reading How to Fix a Coolant Leak
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
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.
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.