High mileage car tips for owners who want to keep their cars one more year.
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
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.
Keeping the engine bay clean is easy, but what about the cooling system? Here’s how to flush a radiator to keep it clean and operating smoothly.
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
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…
Water pump failure can put a real damper on your day. If you’ve just discovered a pool of coolant underneath your car or noticed it running hot, you might be … Continue Reading The Connection Between Coolant And Water Pump Failure
Thermostats are very simple mechanical control devices that work until they don’t. There is usually not much in-between partial function. While they are not expensive to replace, testing one that … Continue Reading Engine Thermostat Testing Tips and Tricks For Better Temp Control