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5 Things to do If your Car Overheats

5 Things to do If your Car Overheats

Modern vehicles have cooling systems with sophisticated heat sensors and computer-controlled fans to keep your engine cool during all weather conditions. However, these components are not fool-proof and can eventually fail. Your vehicle can overheat if there are coolant leaks within the cooling system. Even a small leak can lead to increased engine temperatures. In other circumstances, if you skipped an oil change, the engine oil can be old and deteriorated, leading to the engine overheating. If the engine overheats, you'll be well aware. The check engine light will illuminate, and the engine will start to smoke. The car will lose power, and there will be a poignant smell. Overheating can be dangerous and cause long term damage to your vehicle. While we aren't always able to prevent our car from overheating, there are ways to avoid it turning into a costly repair. Below are three techniques to take if your vehicle is overheating.  Pullover when it's safe to do so.&nbs ... read more