Monthly Archives: December 2017

Causes of Engine Overheating

Causes of Engine Overheating

Be sure to check your antifreeze regulary since it’s one of the most common causes of engine overheating. Continue reading

Testing For A Bad Head Gasket

Testing For A Bad Head Gasket

How to use a gas analyzer to test for a blown head gasket. Continue reading

Know what users think about VR-12

Know what users think about VR-12

Knowing what users think about the VR-12 is useful when evaluating if you buy it for your car cooling system, for that reason below we transcribe some opinions issued by VR-12 users. Continue reading

How to Replace a Bad Electronic Water Pump

How to Replace a Bad Electronic Water Pump

Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 45 years, shows how to replace a new design on some cars–an electronic water pump. Continue reading

Learn How You Can Check Your Head Gasket For Leaks

Learn How You Can Check Your Head Gasket For Leaks

Important to check that your car’s head gasket are in top shape. Avoid leaks that may evolve into more costly repairs and problems with your car’s cooling system. Continue reading

How to Check Coolant Fluid Level

How to Check Coolant Fluid Level

Mahalo mechanic expert Desmond Bryant shows you how to check coolant fluid levels in your car. Continue reading

Reminding You About How Your Radiator Works

Reminding You About How Your Radiator Works

Radiators are heat exchangers used for cooling internal combustion engines, mainly in automobiles but also in piston-engined aircraft, railway locomotives, motorcycles, stationary generating plant or any similar use of such an engine. Continue reading

Replacing Cooling System Heater Core Hoses

Replacing Cooling System Heater Core Hoses

Check the cap and the car radiator, paying attention to the rubber ring seal before looking at the cooling hoses; learn how from our expert car mechanic in this free auto-maintenance video. Continue reading

More on Your Car’s Water Pump

More on Your Car’s Water Pump

The water pump in a car engine isn’t a complicated piece of machinery, despite its vital importance to the car’s ability to run efficiently without breaking down. Its role is to circulate water and coolant around the engine in order to keep its overall temperature, especially around the cylinder head and engine block, as low as possible when it is running. The higher the load on the engine, the more coolant will be circulated around it in order to deal with the greater levels of heat being produced. Continue reading

Winter Driving & Maintenance Tips

Winter Driving & Maintenance Tips

Remember the regular use of VR-12 in regular maintenance of your car during all year and especially in winter. Continue reading