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When you first start the car check the exhaust pipe. Some condensation is normal if you get clouds of steam you may have a cracked head. You can get it tested at any reputable repair centre. Some manufacturers have increased engine capacity by boring out the cylinders this in some cases has left very little metal between the water jacket and the cylinder ...


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In answer to the question of how to test your coolant mix, you would use an antifreeze and coolant tester In answer to why, you would want to ensure that your coolant mixture is correct as this provides protection against icing in the winter, enhances the effectiveness of the system in the summer and provides some corrosion inhibitors to prevent your ...


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Well my expansion tank goes empty and engine in 2003 Buick SUV ran a little warm in hot weather. Got a little panicky and had a store gift card, used it on a Peak gold colored 50/50 solution that stated compatible on GM's compatible w/dex cool. My holding tank or expansion tank actually purged it to a higher level of coolant but not a large color change when ...


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What you're referring to as a "coolant tank" is your radiator overflow tank. While it does have to have some coolant in it, putting coolant/water in it doesn't do anything to cool your engine really. You need to twist the radiator cap off (make sure you wait for it to cool off) and pour coolant or maybe for the time being while testing, just tap water. ...



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