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Avoid an overheated engine with these cooling system tips

Just like human beings, the car needs to dissipate heat in order to avoid overheating and exhaustion.

That’s why it’s important to take care of your vehicle’s cooling system. Antifreeze should be changed and the cooling system flushed every 30,000 to 50,000 miles, or two years.

Moore Tires, which serves the Sauk Valley communities, offers these cooling system tips for your vehicle.

To check coolant level, turn the car off and wait for the engine to cool. Locate the coolant reservoir, and eyeball the level of the coolant against the full and low indicators.

The radiator is the heart of the cooling system.

Cars usually overheat due to a damaged part in the cooling system, especially the radiator. It is necessary that all its parts are in proper working condition to ensure that the whole system works efficiently.

Even small parts have a big role.

The cooling system is composed may parts – from the water pump and head gasket to the thermostat and hosts. All these auto parts have special roles.

Even just the cap of the radiator is important. It holds the pressure in the cooing system; thereby, affects its stability.

Avoid engine overheating.

Engine overheating is one of the most common problems auto users encounter. You can avoid this by adding water to your radiator.

The performance of your car is greatly dependent on your cooling system. If you notice a problem on a particular part in your cooling system, consult the best auto mechanic in town.

Moore Tires is the No. 1 choice for any auto repair. Receive an estimated time of completion, with free WiFi in a comfortable waiting room while your vehicle is being serviced.

Moore Tires offers a wide range of services at two convenient locations in Rock Falls and Mendota.

Moore Tires, 2411 E Rock Falls Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071, 815-625-1800, www.mooretires.com