A radiator is a must for any car type may it be a truck, SUV, van, sedan or coupe to avoid overheating of engine especially if you are in a hurry to go somewhere or driving in an isolated unfamiliar location. The power needed by the car to move and go on comes from the engine thus a defect on the power train means stopping along the highway and that could mean beings stuck in the point of waiting for someone who could give you the help you need. Yet what if there is no one to help you? That's really extremely annoying! To avoid such instances, make sure that your radiator is in optimum performing condition. It must be regularly checked for defects and damages that can adversely affect its optimum performance.
Radiators come in factory sealed and non factory sealed forms. Cars with factory sealed type have little problem unless a leak is detected. Non sealed radiators on the other hand need constant check up of the water level to ensure that it will be efficient in doing its expected task. Insects, paper, dirt particles, rocks and other objects must be removed at once or else it can obstruct the air flow passage. Objects that are hard to remove must not be scraped or else it can damage the radiator surface. In this case, expect leaks and spills.