Helpful Automotive Resources
September 08, 2020 P0480 Code: Fan 1 Control CircuitThe engine cooling system uses liquid coolant that absorbs heat from the engine. The coolant then goes through the radiator that’s located at the front of the vehicle. When a vehicle is moving, wind goes through the radiator and lowers the temperature of the coolant.
March 20, 2020 Car Care Month & COVID-19: Prep Your Vehicle for EmergenciesAlthough experts are advising everyone to stay at home, in my experience, having your car in tip-top condition is essential during times such as these. You never know when you’ll need to drive a long distance to help a family member or gather supplies.
March 11, 2020 How to Clean a RadiatorThere are two ways to clean the radiator: internally and externally. The latter involves cleaning the radiator fins located on the outside while the former has to do with flushing out old fluid and all the buildup that may have accumulated inside of the radiator.
August 27, 2020 How to Replace a Radiator HoseAre you ready to take on the job yourself? Let’s find out.
The upper radiator hose connects to the thermostat housing and allows coolant to flow from the engine to the radiator. The lower radiator hose allows coolant to return from the radiator to the engine.
Radiator Hose Replacement: How-To
August 10, 2020 How to Flush CoolantMost professional repair shops use a dedicated machine to perform coolant flushes—but you can use a bottle of radiator flush/cleaner to do a similar job at home.