The condition of the coolant has a direct relationship to cavitation in pumps.
When the heater circuit fails, most of the time it will create an open circuit.
Mounted ahead of the radiator, active grille shutters have motorized horizontal vanes that can rotate to block airflow.
On these systems, there are two ways the engine management module knows there is a problem.
Shop owner Donny Seyfer explores the operation for these next-generation thermostats. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.
Andrew Markel discusses the limited lifespan of thermostats, and how that makes it necessary to replace the thermostat as part of a cooling system task. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
Andrew Markel discusses the failure patterns of thermostats, and how it can eventually affect several other systems of the vehicle. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
Andrew Markel explains how improper temperature control in the engine can lead to oil sludging in the valvetrain. Sponsored by MAHLE.
MotoRad is set to unveil the world’s largest thermostat in its booth #1638 at AAPEX. The large scale fabrication stands just over five feet tall and weighs in at more than 300 pounds.
With coverage for more than 98 percent of vehicles in operation, Stant has announced a premier selection of top-quality integrated thermostat housings.
Andrew Markel shows how you can diagnose the overheating vehicles that will be coming to your shop in the hot weather. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
Andrew Markel discusses new gasket designs and how they are used on modern engines. Sponsored by MAHLE.