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Reasons Behind a Faulty Car Heater

Reasons Behind a Faulty Car Heater

Have you ever tried to start your car and had to turn it off because your car heater is not working? It can be a frustrating situation to deal with especially if you are stuck in a cold area in the middle of winter. Your car's heating system is tightly connected to its cooling system, therefore a minor issue with just one component can quickly evolve into a much more serious issue with the other. Knowing exactly how cars heat up and how they work is extremely important, as is knowing what might be causing them to fail. A possible reason why your heater isn't heating up is because the coolant level in your radiator is leaking. Leaks in the coolant can cause your radiator to overheat and stop working. The first step to take is to open up your hood and check the coolant levels. You should determine whether the level is adequate according to the manufacturer's recommendations. If the coolant is inadequate, then add more coolant until you get the desired effect or take it to yo ... read more

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