When you think of preventative maintenance
, there are probably a few things that jump to the top of your mind – oil changes, filter replacements, windshield wipers, fluids… But how often do you consider the cooling system in your vehicle?
The cooling system is extremely important – it keeps your vehicle running smoothly, allowing your engine to function and burn fuel without getting too hot. If the cooling system fails, you may end up stranded on the side of the road, needing to replace the entire system or even your engine.
Components comprising your cooling system include: water pump, freeze plugs, thermostat, radiator, cooling fans, heater core, pressure cap, overflow tank, and hoses. By having these things checked regularly, replaced as needed, and by following the manufacturer-recommended maintenance services, you can keep your car running smoothly and avoid costly repairs when failure occurs!
It may sound daunting to understand all of the individual parts within the system, but don’t worry – our expert technicians are here to help you! We will check your cooling system and all its components when you bring your vehicle in for a tune-up. We can also track preventative maintenance schedules and let you know when it is time to consider replacing these key components. If you have questions about the cooling system or any of the components in your car, stop by our shop or call us at (719) 632-2167. We’re dedicated to keeping your car running strong and avoid more expensive problems down the road. Schedule your next tune-up today!