Accessory used to heat engine blocks during extreme cold weather situations. This helps to eliminate engine damage during extreme cold weather as well as allow for easier starts.

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What exactly is meant by the phrase “plugging in your engine”?

I have found a relevant quote from here that might be related: Plugged-in engines are already half-warmed when started. Fuel consumption is thus reduced by an average of 15 per cent over the first ...
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Trouble starting car, cold weather. MB A140 W168

So, I have a Mercedes-Benz, A140 W168. I moved to Finland about 18ish months ago which is when we bought the car 2nd hand. Last winter temperatures only went down to around -15C (5F) degrees, and ...
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Is pre-heating a modern engine worth it?

I have a 2011 Toyota Yaris and live in climate where -5C temperatures are common and -20C are not unheard of. The car has an electric engine pre-heater installed. I don't know exactly what is the type ...
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Do I NEED block heaters for winter?

I just bought my first house. It doesn't have a garage, only a driveway. I live in Canada. My cars are a 2014 sedan and a 2015 suv. I use them everyday. Do I NEED a block heater for ...
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Honda Civic 2014 EX Block Heater

I have a 2014 Honda Civic Ex Sedan. The dealer installed a block engine heater before the last winter. When they finished the installation, I had 2 cables like these: These cables were going out ...
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Block Heater Honda Civic

How do I know the block heater in my 2009 Honda Civic is working? Does it make anoise when connected to a power source?
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Does my car have an engine block heater? (2010 civic)

How do I know if my car has an engine block heater? I checked the manual, which has no mention of it I looked for a plug near the front of my car, but didn't see it. Where would it be? I searched ...