Normal Engine Coolant Temperatures?

Answer Car engines run remarkably well using combustion fuels and oil for part lubrication. But friction still occurs between the moving parts, leading to heat buildups. If the climbing temperature is not... Read More »

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How to Mix Coolant & Antifreeze for Desert Temperatures?

Antifreeze performs three major functions in the modern engine to keep all of its systems performing correctly. Freeze protection may not be important in a desert, but heat transfer and corrosion p... Read More »

Why Won't the Engine Coolant Go Back Into the Radiator When the Engine Cools Down?

A car's radiator does its job of cooling the engine by forcing the coolant/water mixture through the cooling system and into the engine in a cycle, bringing the coolant temperature down before cycl... Read More »

How to Start a Car Engine in Subzero Temperatures?

Car engines are difficult to start in winter months, particularly if you live in an area with subzero temperatures. When the weather is extremely cold, the components of your engine, including meta... Read More »

What chemical remains a liquid at temperatures below its normal freezing point?

Chemists refer to liquids that remain in the liquid phase below their normal freezing point as “supercooled” solutions. Virtually any liquid, including water, can become supercooled under the a... Read More »