Monthly Archives: September 2016

What the thermostat is, how it works and how to avoid potential failures. Be cool with your vehicle / Episode 5.

What the thermostat is, how it works and how to avoid potential failures. Be cool with your vehicle / Episode 5.

Dave Bowman talk about what the thermostat is, how it works and how to avoid potential failures. Be Cool with your vehicle / Episode 5. Knowing about your vehicle’s cooling system.

Prevent Engine Overheating By Bleeding Air From Radiator

Prevent Engine Overheating By Bleeding Air From Radiator

Photo: Some rights reserved by raito.akehanareru It’s important to prepare for any scenario and try to solve a problem before it happens, if possible. Bleeding air out of your radiator lowers the chance that your vehicle will overheat. From: StevexNYCperformance

SEMA Show 2016

SEMA Show 2016

Photo: Some rights reserved by Absolute Perfection Media The SEMA Show takes place November 1 – November 4, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109. The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. The 2015 SEMA Show drew more than 60,000 domestic and international buyers. The displays are segmented … Continue reading

What to Do When a Car is Backfiring & Overheating?

What to Do When a Car is Backfiring & Overheating?

Photo: Some rights reserved by GioBertPhoto A few different things can cause your car to both backfire and overheat. Learn about what is really going on when your car is backfiring and overheating with help from an expert in the automotive industry in this free video on auto repair. From:ehowauto

Mazda MX-5 Miata, a Green Vehicle?

Mazda MX-5 Miata, a Green Vehicle?

Learn more about the Mazda MX-5 Miata and why it’s green, in its own way. Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c…

How The Engine Cooling System Works

How The Engine Cooling System Works

Photo: Some rights reserved by nakhon100 Check out this cool animation that shows us how our car’s cooling system works in detail. From: LabTech Tube

Tips On Thermostat Replacement

Tips On Thermostat Replacement

Photo: Some rights reserved by Dick Thompson Sandian Follow these steps to successfully replace the engine thermostat in your car. From: HD Theater

Is Your Car’s Thermostat Stuck?

Is Your Car’s Thermostat Stuck?

Photo: Some rights reserved by fiskfisk The thermostat in your car is responsible for controlling the amount of coolant released into your engine. When your car first starts up, the thermostat is closed and does not allow coolant into the engine until it is warmed up. The thermostat should open and allow coolant in once the engine is adequately heated. Sometimes the thermostat fails and remains closed. This article will discuss how to tell if your car’s thermostat is stuck closed. Method 2 Testing On-the-Road Look to see if your temperature gauge is nearing the danger point. This tends … Continue reading

Next ARCA Event: Kansas ARCA 150

Next ARCA Event: Kansas ARCA 150

Photo: Some rights reserved by balpeck We can’t have enough of ARCA. Fast cars, professional drivers provide very exciting races! You can’t miss ‘em! Kansas ARCA 150 Date: October 14, 2016 – 07:30 PM CDT Location: Kansas Speedway From: arcaracing.com

How to Change a Car Radiator

How to Change a Car Radiator

Photo: Some rights reserved by okchomeseller Proper radiator maintenance is crucial to keeping your car running at peak performance and for avoiding costly engine damage due to overheating. This job is usually not very difficult, however any home mechanic should have a Haynes or Chilton manual for their car handy in case of any difficulties. Part 1 Draining and Flushing the Cooling System Take off the radiator cap. Only do this when the engine is cool. This will release pressure on the cooling system and prevent vacuum lock when draining. Squeeze the radiator hoses. If you feel a crunching … Continue reading