Helpful Automotive Resources
September 08, 2020 P0480 Code: Fan 1 Control CircuitA vehicle’s engine needs to be kept within a certain temperature range at all times. To prevent overheating when there’s minimal airflow through the radiator, the engine is equipped with a cooling fan, which is electric on modern vehicles.
March 11, 2020 How to Clean a RadiatorYou can tell that you have a clogged radiator once you start observing signs such as overheating and inefficient cabin heating. But why wait for this to happen when performing simple radiator maintenance can help you avoid this altogether?
June 24, 2020 How Hot Does a Radiator Get?Your car’s engine produces a lot of heat as it burns fuel and air during the combustion process. This heat must be removed through a heat exchanger in order to prevent overheating and eventual engine failure.
July 24, 2019 How to Replace a Faulty RadiatorReading Time: 5 minutesYou’ve done all the checks needed and you’ve determined that your cooling system troubles stem from a faulty radiator – now what? You have several options depending on how severe your problem is. Let’s look at how to maintain the radiator, flush it, repair cracks and August 27, 2020 How to Replace a Radiator HoseYour car’s cooling system includes a network of rubber hoses. The upper and lower radiator hoses are the largest of the group.
August 10, 2020 How to Flush CoolantNearly every vehicle manufacturer recommends a coolant flush as part of their maintenance schedule—it’s an essential part of any car care routine. Why? Because coolant breaks down over time and becomes acidic. And when that happens, it can eat away at the various metal components found throughout the engine and