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Does Turning on Your Car Heater Help with Engine Overheating?

Does Turning on Your Car Heater Help with Engine Overheating?

Even with all the advances in modern vehicle cooling systems, it's still possible for your car or truck engine to overheat. The Signs Your Car Engine is Overheating If you've ever had the unfortunate experience of your car engine overheating, you may already know the signs: steam billowing from under the hood, a strange smell, and the temperature gauge ticking into the red. If you observe any of the above signs, it's likely that your car engine is overheating. Following the below tips can help save you money on repairs when the time comes. What To Do When Your Engine Overheats There are a variety of issues that can lead to engine overheating. We can help determine the cause and get you back on the road quickly. But when you notice the first signs of overheating, follow these steps as soon as possible: 1. Turn On Your Car Heater It may seem counter-intuitive, but one of the smartest things you can do to help with engine overheating is turn on your car heater. Turning ... read more

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