Coolant reservoir label only a warning
The marking on the reservoir is to alert people not to put oil or brake or power steering fluid or other stuff in the reservoir. The proper thing is a 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water, what we refer to as coolant. Q. You stated that 95 percent of ...
Do-it-yourself instructions for maintaining a car's coolant system
Just because it's spring doesn't mean you can ignore ... the radiator petcock and replace and tighten the drain plugs. Mix correct proportions of water and antifreeze, and fill the radiator. (If your car is equipped with a coolant recovery tank, remove ...
Choosing The Right Coolant
Isn't all antifreeze green? Isn't it all the same? The bad news is that it doesn't come down to color matching. Isn't all antifreeze compatible? Sorry, but it isn't. There are a few cases where you can ... radiator may have an air bleed or plug on top of ...
How to Keep your Car Cool in Summer Heat
Wait until your car’s engine has cooled down, and check to make sure you have enough antifreeze in the reservoir, and add more if needed. Most coolant ... a summer rain shower.” Check your battery It’s not just cold winter weather that can put ...
The Importance of Coolant
Whether you call it engine coolant or antifreeze ... the radiator and the fluid is drawn out of the tank/reservoir and back into the radiator. As long as the radiator cap remains sealed, the coolant can expand and contract without losing a drop.