Tag Archives: Coolant

Why is there Sludge/Slime in my Radiator? John Baker|Aug 24, 2018 9:28 AM Cooling-system issues account for nearly 40 percent of engine failures. Clearly, it pays to take care of your vehicle’s cooling system. Sludge/slime are one of the common symptoms of larger problems. Left unchecked, it’ll plug the radiator, heater core or fluid passages, […]

Use High-Quality Antifreeze to Guard Against Cooling-System Problems Antifreeze/coolant is critical to proper engine operation, but it’s often overlooked when performing preventative maintenance. One reason is many motorists simply don’t understand the importance of a properly functioning cooling system to maximum engine performance. Another reason is the confusion surrounding the different “colors” of coolants on […]

8 Overlooked Maintenance Services that Can Help Extend Vehicle Life John Baker|Mar 06, 2017 9:13 AM Despite the hassle and cost of unplanned maintenance, too many of us neglect our vehicles until something fails. These eight often overlooked services can not only help avoid expensive repairs, they can boost vehicle performance, too. Change Transmission Fluid […]