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Coolant leak? 3 Ways to Tell

Coolant leak? 3 Ways to Tell

Coolant prevents the engine’s hot metal parts from overheating and causing extensive damage. Adequate coolant levels are necessary to keep your radiator, water pump, thermostat, and hoses working in top condition. Coolant serves a few helpful benefits. It transfers the heat produced in the engine to the radiator and prevents engine freezing during cold weather. It also keeps the engine healthy by preventing corrosion within the gasket and other essential components. The cooling system needs regular maintenance because coolant can degrade, and holes can develop within the system with time. A hole inside the cooling system can cause severe damage to your vehicle. Some of the costliest damage is caused by the engine overheating. To prevent future repairs, your coolant should be inspected at least twice a year. To help you stay informed of potential problems, we’ve listed three common warning signs that your vehicle has a coolant leak.  There is leaked coola ... read more