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Effects of cooling system thermostat removal from a car

Effects of cooling system thermostat removal from a car

There is a myth that is quite popular in some countries with hot climate, even among mechanics; "cooling system's thermostat is not needed in the car".
This believe is not necessarily true even though the importance of the thermostat is not as much as it is in a car in a cold climate. read more

How to clean cooling system-that is contaminated with engine oil or transmission oil

How to clean cooling system-that is contaminated with engine oil or transmission oil

A very frustrating situation can arise where either the engine oil or automatic transmission fluid finds its way into the cooling system and mixes with the coolant solution. The oil will be present all over the engine, radiator, expansion tank, coolant reservoir and hoses. 
This can happ..

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The only genuine reason for car thermostat bypass

The only genuine reason for car thermostat bypass

Many people have asked whether it is good to remove the thermostat in their cars, especially those in hot climate regions. The answer is simply NO! It is not good. But there can be cases of emergency where thermostat is stuck closed and the car needs to be driven to a workshop or home. In this kind ..

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How a poorly maintained cooling system can damage a car's transmission

How a poorly maintained cooling system can damage a car's transmission

There are some cars that have transmission heat exchangers attached to the bottom of the radiator. Mineral deposits as a result of prolonged use of water can go settle at the water passage side of the oil cooler and block it. You will then have only ATF circulating but not water and hence no heat ex..

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Coolant versus water in a car's cooling system

Coolant versus water in a car's cooling system

Many vehicle users do not see the need to use coolant in their vehicles simply because they put in water and their vehicle runs fine simply because they are unaware of the long term negative effect that it will have on their vehicle's cooling system and the engine itself.
Let's see how coolant pe..

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