Category Archives: Maintenance

Fix A Car That Overheats In Traffic But Not Highway

Fix A Car That Overheats In Traffic But Not Highway

The following information is very important if you do not use VR-12. If your car seems to overheat in city traffic but not on the highway. I will take you though the steps to figure out what is wrong so you can fix it yourself. Continuar leyendo

Cooling System Repairs

Cooling System Repairs

Cooling systems can be your best friend when operating efficiently. Cooling system repairs . . . your worst enemy if you don’t understand how your cooling system works. Continuar leyendo

Prevent Engine Overheating By Bleeding Air From Radiator

Prevent Engine Overheating By Bleeding Air From Radiator

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. Continuar leyendo

9 Tips For Winter Driving

9 Tips For Winter Driving

Winter’s hard. Make life on the road easier with these inventions. Continuar leyendo

About Your Cooling System’s Freeze Plugs

About Your Cooling System’s Freeze Plugs

When an engine block is manufactured, a special sand is molded to the shape of the coolant passages in the engine block. This sand sculpture is positioned inside a mold and molten iron or aluminum is poured to form the engine block. When the casting is cooled, the sand is loosened and removed through holes in the engine block casting leaving the passages that the coolant flows through. Obviously, if we don’t plug up these holes, the coolant will pour right out. Continuar leyendo

More About Car Thermostats

More About Car Thermostats

A thermostat is a component of which senses the temperature of a system so that the system’s temperature is maintained near a desired setpoint. Continuar leyendo

Learn How Your Vehicle’s Cooling System Works

Learn How Your Vehicle’s Cooling System Works

Watch the animated video on how the engine cooling system in an automobile works. Continuar leyendo

Winter Maintenance For Your Car

Winter Maintenance For Your Car

It’s now the cold season of winter in many regions around the world and your car’s needs are different in this weather. Learn what you can do to have your car run properly in the cold weather in the video Continuar leyendo

Let’s Go Over How The Car’s Cooling System Works

Let’s Go Over How The Car’s Cooling System Works

Photo: Some rights reserved by tobiastoft Explanation of car’s engine cooling system – basic principles anyone can understand, its operation and major components. Shows cross-section diagrams and test equipment in use to troubleshoot failing system. Shows basic thermostat test. Form: Repairs101

How to Fix a Water Pump

How to Fix a Water Pump

Photo: Some rights reserved by Hacen Dadda Fixing a water pump refers to the process of replacing an essential part of your vehicle’s cooling system. It is one of the least complicated procedures to carry out, as far as auto repairs go, so almost anyone who can operate a wrench can do this on their own. Follow these steps for how to fix a water pump. Steps Confirm that the water pump is nonoperational by examining the functionality of the bearings by manually jostling the fan blade. This applies to fan operated cooling systems. The fan bearing should remain … Continuar leyendo