: Cooling system

Before You Get All Steamed Up

Get your water pump checked out. You’ve been looking forward to this weekend’s Midwest Stand Up Paddle Festival not just to watch but to try your hand – or paddle – at learning about SUP. But from the looks of the leak under your car or truck, you think you might be paddling your vehicle…
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Is Your Engine Screeching Rather Than Purring?

Sounds Like You Need to Check Your Fan Belt. So you were getting ready to leave the “Duck Pond” last night after the Mallards defeated the Growlers but when you started it, your engine began squealing like an angry gerbil. The noise stopped pretty quickly but it came back this morning when you were on…
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Step Up the Maintenance and Your Vehicle Will Last and Last and Last…

Regular maintenance includes more than an oil change. Have you been looking at your older model car or truck recently and wondering how much longer you have before you’re stuck having to buy a new one? Well, it likely won’t be anytime soon if you’ve followed the advice of the National Motorists Association, which says…
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Summertime’s Here – Keep Your Engine Cool

Overheating is a major cause of car or truck breakdowns. Today’s a big day – the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Well, actually the day is still 24 hours long, as always, but the difference is that today is the longest period of daylight (or sunlight) in a 24-hour day. It’s coincidentally…
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