A radiator leak is nothing to treat lightly. When you see fluids that are supposed to stay inside your car on the outside, there’s trouble.
You can keep your garage cool on hot days by employing one or more methods for better results.
Air in your cooling system is a bad thing and can lead to engine damage if it’s not addressed. Let’s talk about how to bleed a radiator.
Coolant can be highly toxic and needs to be handled with care. Learn how to dispose of antifreeze properly.
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
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Engines are complex machines with rapidly moving metal parts and small clearances. And as such, they generate a lot of heat. You already know that coolant is an integral part of keeping your engine from exploding, and you probably also know that you have multiple coolant options that aren’t interchangeable…
As temperatures drop, a very important liquid is at work in your car to help keep it running. Known traditionally as “antifreeze” and sometimes thought of as “coolant,” this fluid runs in a circular pattern under the hood to maintain the temperature for key components…
Your car thermostat plays an important role in keeping your engine cool and safe. Learn how to change a bad one and stay on the road.
Most people don’t concern themselves with the status of their radiator until a problem occurs, but many of these issues can be prevented with some annual maintenance. While most of … Continue Reading Courtesy Flush – Cleaning out your Radiator