Summer is at the door, and that means the surrounding temperatures are on the rise, the heat not only affecting people but also the vehicles. If your car overheating, it’s not car trouble but it’s a sign that something is wrong, and if you ignore the issue you can be in line for major repairs. Let’s look at 6 common reasons why your car overheats and how you can fix the problem before it turns in to a bank-breaking bill.
1) Radiator Problems
2) Coolant Problems
If you like to fix it yourself, try flushing the system and adding the proper mix as recommended by your owner’s manual.
How to quick flush your cars cooling system
3) A leak in the cooling system
4) Blocked Hoses
5) Broken Water Pump
6) Thermostat Malfunctioning
If you notice your car is overheating while driving
Turn the heater in your car, even though that makes the car atmosphere even hotter, this will help move hot air out of the engine compartment and will let you drive your car somewhere safer to stop.
If you are going to open the bonnet and check the engine Be Careful! it can be really hot and might be steaming.
if the engine is hot, Don’t pour cold water into the cooling system.
that’ll damage your engine.
If your car is drivable, bring it in to a trusty mechanic right away. Ignoring the problem can cause your engine system to fail, which can mean thousands of dollars in repairs!
If it stopped, you better call Lion Towing
We can Tow your car quickly and safely to your mechanic.
We do towing in Dandenong and Surrounding suburbs.
Towing Service in Dandenong
We provide Reliable, Safe and Affordable Towing Service with our State Of the art, fleet of trucks.