Automotive Engine Overheating
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Automotive engine overheating causes and cures

February 15, 2017 Danny Bender

Most engines today are designed to operate within a “normal” temperature range of about 195 to 220 degrees F. A relatively constant operating temperature is absolutely essential for proper emissions control, good fuel economy and performance. Automotive engine overheating causes and cures. A 50/50 mixture of water and ethylene glycol antifreeze […]

Radiator Cap
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How important is your radiator cap

February 7, 2017 Danny Bender

Your Radiator Cap is more important than you think ! While radiator caps look simple and do not cost much, they are critical for a properly Operating cooling system. A faulty radiator cap can result in overheating, loss of coolant or major engine damage. It is important to check it […]

Smoking
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Smoking from my car-What does it mean

February 1, 2017 Danny Bender

Smoking from my car-What does it mean? Smoking means that the engine is not operating normally. If you see smoke coming from your tailpipe, pay attention to the color of the smoke; you can use it to troubleshoot engine problems. Black Smoking Check the adjustment and operation of the automatic […]

Engine Cooling Fan
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How to testing your engine cooling fan

January 8, 2017 Danny Bender

Testing your engine cooling fan can solve your heating issues. Is your Engine Overheating Is your Engine Cooling Fan Working If not , Let’s do some testing and fix it yourself. Let’s start with the easy stuff and move down the line: The first step is checking for a blown fuse. As […]

antifreeze
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Antifreeze-What does it do-Why you need it.

December 8, 2016 Danny Bender

Antifreeze-What does it do-Why you need it. Make sure that you have the correct antifreeze in the right concentration. This is critical to the health of your engine. Also the coolant capacity of modern systems is smaller. Also operating temperatures and pressures are higher. The use of lightweight materials such […]

rad cap
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Radiator cap-What does it do

December 7, 2016 Danny Bender

Radiator cap-What does it do The radiator cap does several things: seals the system against the outside world (main seal function) keeps the system pressurized when needed, so as to raise the boiling point of the coolant allows excess pressure and coolant  to be able to vent to the expansion reservoir (pressure […]

contaminated oil
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White stuff under my oil cap

November 29, 2016 Danny Bender

White stuff under my oil cap. You take the cap off of your valve cover to top off your oil or fill the crank case. You find a white milky creamy stuff coating the underside of the oil cap and down into the filler hole. So what is this white stuff and […]

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Do you have a Bad radiator cap

November 9, 2016 Danny Bender

Do you have a Bad radiator cap The radiator cap does several things. It seals the system against the outside world (main seal function) It will keep the system pressurized when needed, also rasing the boiling point of the coolant allows excess pressure and coolant expansion to vent to the […]