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Common Car Radiator Myths

The radiator on your vehicle plays a major role in how well it functions. As the weather grows warmer in Sacramento, many drivers become concerned with the health of their radiator as rising temperatures can cause this vital part to fail. This concern can cause drivers to seek out information. Unfortunately, among the wealth of information available, there’s always a bit of bad mixed in with the good. Here, we will discuss some common myths about radiators so you can separate fact from fiction. Myth #1 Insects Can Seriously Damage Your Radiator There’s a common belief that insects hold the potential to ruin your radiator. While this could be true in some cases, it would have to be an extreme case of hundreds of insects hitting your vehicles at a high speed. In a more realistic scenario, your vehicle may gradually collect insect remains over time, but even in that case the cooling coils would dehydrate any sign of insect life. If you’re really concerned about ... read more

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Signs Your Radiator Needs Repaired in Sacramento, CA

If your car is in need of radiator repair, it will let you know. Unfortunately, the way it will let your know is not going to be a pleasant experience. Radiators primary purpose is to keep your engine cool. When it is not doing its thing, the engine gets hot. And that is when the most common warning signs kick in. The radiator leaks the coolant and you will see this under your car or around your radiator after it has been parked. Or, you will see a warning light on the inside of the car letting you know it is getting hot. If you fail to see these signs, the last one is going to stop the car from running, so you’ll know. It is when your car gets overheated, smoke comes out of the hood and you are stuck calling a tow truck. Let’s keep that from happening to you! What can you do to prevent these things from happening? You can check your car for radiator leaks. You can keep the fluid levels where they should be. You can take your car in for preventative maintenance. And you ca ... read more

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