CAR OVERHEATING? FOR PRICES & QUESTIONS CALL 413-786-0959.
Today’s cooling systems have not changed much from vehicles in the past. Except for an electric cooling fan in most models, modern cooling systems work nearly the same as your grandparents’ vehicles. However, the penalty for procrastination is much greater. As you already know, today’s vehicles are much harder to work on and require more time to repair. This has translated to higher repair costs for internal engine repairs. All of the symptoms below should be repaired as soon as possible to avoid unnecessary repairs.

SIGNS YOUR CAR IS OVERHEATING

  • TEMPERATURE GAUGE READS HIGH
  • STEAM OR SMOKE COMING FROM UNDER THE HOOD – Indicates a fluid leak or so much pressure has accumulated in the system the radiator cap can no longer hold the coolant in the system.
  • OVERHEATING WARNING LAMP TURNS ON
  • SWEET ODOR COMING FROM THE CAR – Indicates a problem with the heater or heater control system.
  • COOLANT RESEVOR APPEARS LOW – The cooling system is a sealed system and will only be low if there is a leak or overheating concern. This can be caused by a faulty radiator, radiator cap, radiator hoses, water pump, thermostat, and heater hoses.
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