How to Troubleshoot a Radiator & Heat?

Answer Car radiator problems can affect the engine, causing the vehicle to overheat and eventually stop working if not checked and fixed. Making repairs after trouble with the radiator can be costly and r... Read More »

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How to Test a Car Radiator: Proper Operation & No Heat?

If your radiator is working properly, but there is no heat coming from the heater inside the passenger compartment, it is probably the fault of one of the other components. Testing these components... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Oil in My Radiator?

Antifreeze---or coolant---engine oil and transmission fluid all have their specific tasks of providing lubrication or providing pressure to activate a pump. Each fluid has a separate container or s... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Radiator Cap?

The coolant system, like a majority of the components on an automobile, works off pressure. The pressure is contained by a spring-loaded pressure cap. The cap is designed to hold the pressure of th... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Radiator?

Most radiators in late-model cars have plastic tanks and aluminum cores. If the antifreeze used is green in color and not changed at least every 2 years, it could become corrosive and cause blocka... Read More »