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
Few things can get you down faster than a radiator leak. Aside from being a fairly pricey fix, a leaky radiator can quickly lead to overheating the engine. More often … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How To Use AlumAseal ® Radiator Stop Leak
Your nose is an effective detective. When chemical molecules are released, smells enter your nose, dissolve within a mucous membrane and are immediately transferred to your brain to decipher. However, not all odors are easily interpreted, including certain odd car smells that could signal an even greater problem…
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…
A failed heater core could lead to water inside your car and the strong smell of coolant. Use these tips to diagnose a faulty heater core.
The heater core uses the car’s cooling system to provide heat to the passenger compartment. Learn the signs of a bad heater core to protect your engine.
The thermostat is a simple device that keeps your engine cool and is relatively easy to change. Know the signs of a bad thermostat and keep your cool.
If you’re asking: “Why isn’t my car heater working,” then you’re in for a horrible ride. Here are three things to check when the heat goes out.
Git your hoses heeere, fresh rubber hoses heeere! Your vehicle is full of fluids and vapors, and the main method of moving those fluids and vapors is through hoses. You … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: All About Hoses
Is your car heating system ready to deal with chilly winter temperatures? While it’s easy to forget about your heater throughout the summer months, you can’t just assume that it will be ready to leap into action once fall starts to give way to colder weather…