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What Do I Do If My Car Overheats?

What Do I Do If My Car Overheats?

The engine is like the heart of the vehicle - it is vital to the operation of your car and needs to be protected while driving to prevent damage and overheating. The engine emits a large amount of heat while it runs, and the cooling system is what helps to control the temperature of the engine to ensure it runs at the optimal level. When there is a problem with the cooling system, engine overheating can quickly occur and damage can be done.  Typically, an issue with the cooling system is caused by a coolant leak or a faulty component within the system. Parts such as the hoses, gaskets, and water pumps can wear down over time and leak. Additionally, a failing radiator or thermostat can also be the culprit when it comes to cooling system issues.  How do you know if your vehicle's engine is overheating? Look out for the following symptoms:  You see steam coming from under the hood The engine temperature gauge is high  Leaking coolant Smells coming from u ... read more

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