• Keeping Your Engine Cool in MADISON HEIGHTS, MI

    Sunday 29 April 2018

    The cooling system keeps MI vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around MADISON HEIGHTS. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most MADISON HEIGHTS drivers associate with the cooling system. Coolant flows through the radiator which has fine cooling fins that draw the heat out of the coolant and dissipate it into the air. To make sure there's e... read more

  • Engine Hydration for MADISON HEIGHTS Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

    Sunday 07 January 2018

    The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating through your engine.The water pump is driven by a belt, chain or gear and only operates while the engine is running. It has a limited life span and sooner or later will have to be replaced. Yo... read more

  • Cooling System Components

    Wednesday 06 December 2017

    Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that MADISON HEIGHTS auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in MI.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system – usually because of neglect. Don't you hate it when something breaks and you could have done something to prevent it?The good news is that if MADISON HEIGHTS drivers... read more

  • Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Interstate Auto Care

    Monday 30 October 2017

    Anyone who drives a car in MADISON HEIGHTS knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good vehicle care requires keeping its cooling system in good condition.A vehicle's cooling system circulates water and antifreeze (cool... read more

  • Smart MADISON HEIGHTS Drivers Protect Against Overheating

    Thursday 18 May 2017

    Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for MADISON HEIGHTS drivers to prevent. The radiator is the best-known and most recognizable part of the cooling system. Hoses filled with coolant (also known as antifreeze) connect the radiator to the engine. The coolant dr... read more

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