6 Symptoms of a Clogged or Bad Radiator (and Replacement Cost)

clogged radiator symptoms

As an engine runs, it produces heat. The purpose of the radiator is to cool the engine and prevent it from overheating. A car’s engine uses coolant to absorb the heat and transfers it to the radiator where it cools down. Once it cools, the coolant is sent back into the engine and the process … Read more

5 Tips to Flush a Car Radiator and Cost

An internal combustion engine gets very hot as it runs. With so many metal components moving quickly and rubbing together inside of the engine, all that friction creates an enormous amount of heat. The engine depends on coolant liquid to keep these components cooled down, so they do not overheat. However, the coolant does not … Read more

Symptoms of a Bad Radiator Cap (and How to Inspect)

Although the name suggests that the radiator cap is just a normal cap holding the coolant inside the radiator, that’s only half of its function. The radiator cap is actually a two-way valve, holding the coolant inside, like we said, but also maintaining system pressure. How Does a Radiator Cap Work? When you heat a … Read more

The Purpose of a Radiator Coolant Overflow Tank

How a Coolant Overflow Tank Works and How It Can Prevent Rust Formation Inside the Cooling System The cooling systems of a car may seem to work fine without any additional equipment attached to it but that will not save the cooling systems of your car from the environmental damage like rust due to the … Read more