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What is a cooling system flush?

What is a cooling system flush?

An important part of keeping your car running efficiently and smoothly is the cooling system. Its job is to take care of the heat manufactured by a gasoline engine as it turns chemical energy into mechanical power. A car's cooling system typically dissipates enough heat to keep two average size homes warm, just by traveling down the freeway. Functions of the cooling system While the main job of the cooling system to keep the engine from overheating, it also has several other important functions. A car's engine runs best at high temperatures, and when it is cold, components wear out. The engine also becomes less efficient and has more emissions, negatively affecting the environment. The cooling system allows the engine to heat up quickly and then maintains a constant temperature. Two types of cooling systems Cars usually have either a liquid cooling system or an air one. Most cars are liquid-cooled with a system that circulates a fluid through pipes in the engine. The liquid ... read more

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