Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It’s one of those things that GREELEY auto owners don’t give much thought to until it fails and then they’re stranded by the side of a road in Colorado.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system – usually because of […]

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

There’s nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that’s helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature.  You don’t have to baby it, but you can’t simply ignore it, either.  Let’s take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing.  It takes the heat your […]

Water Pump

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump’s like the heart of your cooling system, circulating the fluid throughout […]

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread.  No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting […]

Keeping Your Engine Cool in GREELEY, Colorado

The cooling system keeps Colorado vehicle’s engines from overheating while they are driving around GREELEY. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let’s talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most GREELEY drivers associate with the cooling system. Coolant flows through […]

Phil’s Pro Auto Service Radiator Service

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in GREELEY, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine with hoses […]

Keep Your Cool in GREELEY

GREELEY drivers rely on their vehicle’s coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it’s cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the coolant/water mix circulates back through the engine to […]

Coolant Service at Phil’s Pro Auto Service

GREELEY residents’ vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Colorado temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform ‘no matter what.’ Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive…And all the while, it has to protect the components of the cooling system […]

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Phil’s Pro Auto Service

Anyone who drives a car in GREELEY knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good vehicle care […]

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in GREELEY, Colorado

GREELEY auto owners may know that most automotive failures in GREELEY, Colorado, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it’s not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care of you.A vehicle’s engine […]