Q: Car over heating

asked by on July 17, 2017

Car over heat

My car has 155000 miles.
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

Hello there. Every car has a system that circulates coolant, a mixture of anti­-freeze and water, through the engine to absorb heat created by the combustion process and the friction created by moving parts within the engine. The hot liquid is then air-cooled to dissipate the heat, and the process repeats, over and over again. If any component in that system stops working and you ignore the problem, your car’s engine can overheat rather quickly. Since frequent overheating can cause serious engine damage, it’s a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete a car is overheating inspection at your location to avoid further damage.

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