Your car’s cooling system can suffer under the stress of high temperatures all summer long. To avoid a breakdown, follow this checklist.
We have all passed by some sad sap on the side of the road, hood up, steam rolling out, driver just standing there with a hand on their head wondering how they got there. Usually, we just think to ourselves “phew, glad that isn’t me” as we glance at the gauges just to check and make sure they are all good. While breakdowns happen, there are things you can do…
The largest component to your vehicle’s cooling system is the radiator, but did you know that the radiator is also connected to your transmission and in some cases your engine’s oiling system too? Inside your radiator are smaller radiators that help keep your transmission fluid and engine oil cool as well. The basic radiator consists of two tanks with a set of tubes…
Radiator hose collapse can sometimes be tricky to detect. Once diagnosed, however, fixing the issue doesn’t have to be daunting.
Read your manual, understand the antifreeze you need and then make sure to match it up with the jug you buy at the store.
A radiator leak isn’t something you can safely ignore. Check out these tips on how to deal with a radiator leak.
Checking your car coolant is certainly something you can do on your own — just be sure to take the proper safety precautions.
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