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How to Top Off Car Coolant

Coolant, also known as anti-freeze, is vital to your car engine’s health.

How to Replace a Car Surge Tank Hose

The coolant system in today's modern vehicle is designed as a closed loop system.

How to Replace a Coolant Vacuum Valve Switch

When the temperature begins to fall, one of the most important components on your vehicle is the heater.

What Does the Coolant Temperature Warning Light Mean?

Combustion engines are driven by a series of controlled explosions.

How to Replace a Cylinder Head Coolant Temperature Sensor

The coolant temperature sensor in your vehicle’s cylinder head plays a key role in the engine’s operation.

How to Replace a Coolant Level Sensor

Most vehicle owners depend on warning and indicator lights to let them know that there is a potential problem brewing under the hood of their car, truck or SUV.

5 Commonly Overlooked Vehicle Maintenance Items

Without a doubt, the best way to maintain your car is to follow the manufacturer's suggested service schedule, but some people opt not to for various reasons, cost often being one of them– the scheduled maintenance services can certainly be expensive.

How to Replace a Coolant Reservoir

The radiator and coolant system on most cars, trucks and SUV's sold in America today are extremely simplistic in design and function.

How To Keep Your Car From Overheating

Summer is the most popular time of the year for road trips, camping weekends, and sunny beach days.

The Best Tool to Reach Hose Clamps

Ask most mechanics what causes most skinned or burned knuckles, and they'll most likely say it was due to those hard-to-reach hose clamps.

The Best Tool to Eliminate Air Bubbles

One of the most difficult problems to identify when diagnosing an overheating situation is air bubbles that are trapped in the coolant system.

The Best Tool to Find Coolant Leaks

Arguably one of the most time consuming mechanical issues for a mechanic to properly diagnose is an [overheating situation](https://www.

How to Check the 5 Essential Fluids in Your Car

One of the easiest and most important things you can do for the longevity of your vehicle is to ensure that the fluids are kept at the proper level and in good condition.

How to Replace a Coolant Tube

One of the individual components that are a part of today's cooling system is the coolant bypass tube.

How to Remove and Replace a Heater Control Valve

The purpose of a heater control valve is to control the flow of engine coolant to the heater core, located within the passenger compartment.

How to Replace a Coolant Temperature Sensor

Today's engines monitor virtually every function to ensure your vehicle runs strongly and efficiently every day.

How to Use Engine Block Sealer to Repair a Head Gasket Leak

Cylinder head gasket leaks are a problem that can plague any modern internal combustion engine no matter the year, make, or model.

How to Calculate the Concentration of Coolant in a Car

A vehicle's cooling system helps transfer heat away from the engine, allowing the vehicle to function at a normal operating temperature.

How to Replace a Radiator Hose

The radiator hose is an important part of your vehicle’s cooling system.

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