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
Read your manual, understand the antifreeze you need and then make sure to match it up with the jug you buy at the store.
Are antifreeze and coolant the same thing? They’re similar in many respects, and they share the same purpose, but they are not the same.
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.
What is OAT coolant? Can you mix it with HOAT or IAT?
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…