Cooling System Repairs

Driving a car in the hot summer months without air conditioning can be miserable. But if you are hot inside the car, imagine how hot it must be under the hood. To operate properly, your engine needs to stay cool so it doesn't overheat and stop working. For this to happen, there is a cooling system in place that works to maintain the proper temperature in the engine.

One main component of this cooling system is the radiator. Fixing leaks and changing hoses on your radiator is simple and you will find tips in this section on how to do that.

Maintaining your cooling system and fixing problems as soon as they arise, will extend the life of your car and ensure that you don't find yourself stranded on the side of the road.

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   Fixing Radiator Leaks
If you pull out of a parking space and notice a puddle of water under where your car used to be, you could have a leak in your radiator. Here's how to fix the problem.

   Replacing a Radiator Hose
Of all the causes of radiator leaks, the one that is most easily fixed is a damaged radiator hose. Replacing a radiator hose is a fairly easy task anyone can accomplish. Here's how.