Can Low Coolant Cause a Check Engine Error?

Answer The 5.3 Vortec V-8 engine is standard on the larger GMC trucks. The front engine accessories on the Vortec engine are operated by a single multi-ribbed serpentine belt. The single belt is designed ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can Low Coolant Cause a Check Engine Error

Would a bad thermostat cause an engine to use coolant?

On One Hand: Internal Leaks Cause Coolant UsageThe coolant must enter the engine's combustion chamber or lubrication system through an internal leak when a vehicle uses coolant. An internal coolant... Read More »

How to Check Engine Coolant?

Engine coolant is a mixture of water and antifreeze inside the radiator. It may cause serious damage to the engine block, water pump, thermostat and radiator if left unchecked or unchanged for a lo... Read More »

How to Check Engine Coolant Level?

Engine coolant is vital to your vehicle's function. Not only does it keep your engine cool and protect it from overheating, which can cause a number of detrimental and costly problems, but also all... Read More »

How to Check Car Engine Coolant Levels?

Your car's engine coolant dissipates any excess heat the engine produces when running. This keeps your engine from over heating in the summer and freezing in the winter. Maintaining the proper leve... Read More »