Radiator Leak Indicators?

Answer A car's radiator is exposed to many elements from the road, including salt, heat, chemicals -- even simple oxygen in the air -- that will wear it down over the years. Eventually a radiator is likel... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Radiator Leak Indicators

Causes of a Radiator Leak?

Radiators keep a vehicle’s essential parts cool. They allow the engine to function properly and prevent overheating whether a vehicle is idling in traffic or running a long distance without stopp... Read More »

How to Fix a Radiator Leak?

A leaky radiator can be caused by many things. Insufficient coolant and too much water in the cooling system can cause the internals of the radiator to rust and corrode or hoses can dry out and cra... Read More »

How to Stop a Radiator Leak?

Radiators will occasionally spring small leaks that can be fixed without replacing the radiator-here's how.

How to Test for a Radiator Leak?

A car radiator works under pressure. The coolant system is pressurized and sent through the engine canals to cool the engine down. The coolant is then pushed back in to the radiator by a water pump... Read More »