How to Pressure Test a Cooling System?

Answer Sometimes, the cooling system in your car leaks, but you can't see the leak. The best way to find the leak, which could be in the radiator, water pump, radiator hoses, heater core or any of the hea... Read More »

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How to Pressure Test a Cooling System for Leaks?

When your car is running, coolant cycles through the engine, into the heater core and then back to the radiator for cooling. The coolant is transfered through the system with rubber hoses that over... Read More »

How to Relieve a High-Pressure Cooling System?

Automotive vehicle engines, as well as small engine vehicles and larger heavy equipment machines, have radiators and pumps to cool down the engine block and heads. The constantly circulating water ... Read More »

How to Test a Cooling System Thermostat?

One of the most common reasons a car or truck engine overheats is a faulty thermostat. The thermostat closes when the engine is cold and opens as the engine warms up to allow the coolant to circula... Read More »

How to Test for Compression Leaking Into the Cooling System?

Your engine needs to be able to build and hold a great deal of compression in the combustion cylinders in order to operate properly. Additionally, compression in each of the cylinders needs to be w... Read More »