Cooling System Articles

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How Does Hot, Humid Weather Affect Your Car?
Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday August 19, 2019

There are lots of great ways to take good care of your car & truck, even when the weather outside is hot & humid. Here’s what you need to know. Why Car Maintenance Matters in Humid Environments Extreme heat takes a toll on your car. Because car engines toss off heat as they operate, running…

How to Tell if you Have the Proper Amount of AntiFreeze
Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Tuesday November 27, 2018

Anti-freeze: it’s a critical component in your car’s cooling system. And it’s especially crucial during the cold winter months. While many people know what antifreeze is (and that it’s toxic to pets), not everyone understands what it does or how to check that their car has enough of it. Here’s what you need to know…

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Keep You and Your Car Cool and Remember to Check the Coolant
Cooling System, Maintenance   •   Monday April 16, 2018

Check the Coolant to Avoid Engine Damage Did you forget to check the coolant in your vehicle again? Now, you find yourself standing on the side of the road while your car, truck or SUV blows off some steam. Ugh! Avoid this sad situation and have the cooling system in your car serviced regularly. It…

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Add Antifreeze or Coolant This Winter to Protect Your Car from Freezing
Cooling System   •   Monday December 11, 2017

Despite our balmy winter weather most days, vehicle owners should prepare to add antifreeze or coolant this winter. The last thing you want is an unexpected costly repair bill on top of your holiday spending. Antifreeze contains ethylene glycol, a toxic colorless, odorless and sweet liquid. If concentrated, the additive should be diluted to 50…