How to Turn on a Radiator?

Answer A hot combustion engine is kept cool with the help of a working coolant system that uses a radiator as its key component. When a radiator doesn't start cooling, a hot engine overheats, and internal... Read More »

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Why Won't a Radiator Fan Turn On?

A car's electric cooling fans are responsible for ensuring air flow over the radiator at low speed, and failure will almost always cause overheating while in traffic. Fortunately, these systems ar... Read More »

How to Manually Turn on a Radiator Fan?

Modifying the radiator fan to turn on manually is usually done because something in the system is not working properly, and the vehicle owner does not want to replace a part, usually due to the exp... Read More »

Why Does the Water in a Car Radiator Often Boil Explosively When the Radiator Cap Is Removed?

A careful guideline about checking coolant on automobiles is to never remove the radiator cap when it is hot due to its explosive nature. Caution should be used as antifreeze coolant is also a dang... Read More »

Do radiator covers reduce a radiator's efficiency?

A radiator cover increases a radiator's efficiency by guiding both radiated heat and the flow of warm air. A well-designed cover prevents zones of trapped warm air near the ceiling and promotes air... Read More »