What to do when car is overheating Articles

Car overheats Chicago

February 13, 2014

aChevy Lumina overheats. Chevy Lumina came in with overheating issues. The first step was to pressure test car to make sure there were no external leaks in cooling system. After careful inspection, we determined a cylinder head gasket test was in order. We tested the condition of the heads and the test showed that combustion was...read more

Jeep overheats

February 13, 2014

Jeep Grand Cherokee overheats.  Jeep came in with a overheating problem at idle, on the expressway the temperature came back to normal.  We checked the cooling system, the antifreeze was dirty.  We diagnosed the vehicle as a water pump not pumping water properly.  We removed the water pump and saw the impeller nearly...read more

Overheating engine
June 13, 2013

Overheating Engine

What to do when car is overheating
    
First step when a vehicle is running hot is to pull over and shut down the engine.  If it is safe open the hood of the vehicle.  Be careful of steam.  If needed you may need to wait until the car cools down before doing...read more

Cooling system
June 13, 2013

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your car from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system:
the radiator
the radiator cap
the hoses
the thermostat and
the water pump
The water pumpís like the heart of your cooling system,...read more

Overheating Engine

September 16, 2010

First step when a vehicle is running hot is to pull over and shut down the engine.  If it is safe open the hood of the vehicle.  Be careful of steam.  If needed you may need to wait until the car cools down before doing this.  After the car has cooled completely, check the coolant overflow bottle level.  What your looking...read more

 

Chicago General
Auto Repair

  • Towing Available
  • Car Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Certified Air Conditioning Specialists
  • Brake Service
  • Auto Emission Repair
  • Extended Vehicle Warranties Accepted
  • Routine Maintence Packages
  • Fleet Accounts Welcome

Heavy Duty & Industrial Vehicle Applications

  • New Complete Truck Radiators in Stock
  • HD Truck Radiator, Repair, Recore, Replace
  • Fork Lifts, Busses, Earth Moving Equipment
  • Fuel Tanks, Repair, Replace, Flush
  • CAC Recore, Repair, Replace, Clean
  • Steam Coils, Repair, Replacement
  • Aluminum Welding
  • Fleet Accounts Welcome

Wholesale & Extended Warranty
Auto Parts

  • Same/Next Day Delivery
  • 12/12 Auto Parts Warranty
  • Power Steering Racks & Gears
  • Complete A/C Line
  • A/C Compressors w/Clutch
  • Radiators & Condensers
  • Cooling Fan Assemblies
  • Labor Warranty Available