Cooling System

  • Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Zandy Auto Repair
    Anyone who drives a car in American Fork 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 par...
    Published on: Apr 22, 2016
  • Keep Your Cool in American Fork
    American Fork drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The...
    Published on: Sep 20, 2016
  • Keeping Your Engine Cool in American Fork, UT
    The cooling system keeps UT vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around American Fork. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the...
    Published on: Dec 18, 2016
  • Smart American Fork Drivers Protect Against Overheating
    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 failu...
    Published on: Jun 21, 2017
  • Coolant/Antifreeze Service in American Fork, UT
    American Fork auto owners may know that most automotive failures in American Fork, UT, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenager...
    Published on: Jun 18, 2018
  • Water Pump
    Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system:...
    Published on: Jul 30, 2018
  • Cool Running in American Fork
    Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat ...
    Published on: Jan 05, 2020
  • Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)
    In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread.  No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with ...
    Published on: Mar 08, 2020
  • Cooling System Components
    Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that American Fork auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then ...
    Published on: Apr 12, 2020
  • Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)
    If you have an internal combustion vehicle, you know it has a lot of hoses that carry various fluids.  And if you have a heater in your vehicle, you'll have heater hoses. A heater hose connects ...
    Published on: Oct 04, 2020
  • How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)
    There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature.  You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either...
    Published on: Jan 10, 2021
  • Coolant Service at Zandy Auto Repair
    American Fork residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of UT temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the ...
    Published on: May 23, 2021
  • Zandy Auto Repair Radiator Service
    The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in American Fork, it is easy to pr...
    Published on: Aug 15, 2021
  • Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)
    Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy.  That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiato...
    Published on: Sep 12, 2021
  • Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)
    If there’s one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, it’s the temperature gauge. It’s the one that may say C---H (that means “cold---hot”).  Or maybe ...
    Published on: Apr 17, 2022
  • Engine Hydration for American Fork Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump
    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 hear...
    Published on: Dec 04, 2022
  • Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)
    The heat is on, and your vehicle takes a beating when it is.  Several of your vehicle's systems are under extra stress in hot weather, so here are a few to make sure are getting the care and main...
    Published on: May 05, 2024