Passing the ASE Auto Maintenance and Light Repair (G1) Test requires in-depth knowledge of an engine’s cooling system and how each component affects the overall performance of an engine over time. The emphasis is on inspection. Here is a refresher.
Valeo Service USA is expanding its aftermarket engine cooling product line by an additional 210 new radiators. According to Valeo, the company’s factory installation-quality radiators are lightweight, easy to install, efficient and durable. The brazed-aluminum radiators feature advanced fin designs for optimum heat transfer, cross-flow or down-flow configurations and a broad core thickness range to cover nearly all vehicle segments.
Spectra Premium Industries has introduced new Radiator Coolant Test Strip kits in Canada. The U.S. launch will follow at a later date that is yet to be determined, the company says.
When a customer comes in complaining that their vehicle’s A/C system is working improperly, the problem can stem from a number of things. And the best way to begin any A/C repair is with a thorough inspection of the components. After checking components like the belts, the hoses and the related connections, the next step is a visual inspection of the A/C compressor.
DENSO Sales California has announced the availability of its new 2013 Radiator and Condenser catalog. The catalog includes 15 new radiator and 19 new condenser part numbers, covering 453 new radiator and 338 new condenser listings.
DENSO Sales California has announced the availability of its new 2013 Radiator and Condenser catalog. The catalog includes 15 new radiator and 19 new condenser part numbers, covering 453 new radiator and 338 new condenser listings for domestic, import car, light-duty truck and van applications. For the first time, catalog pages are translated in English, French and Spanish as well.
Silla Automotive recently introduced a new packaging design for its radiators at the AAPEX Show. This new design will further protect and support the radiator against damage during shipping and handling and reduce the chance of bending or warping while in transit, according to the company.
Gary Goms discusses the mechanical challenges of restoring a truck that he began maintaining when he went to work in a gas station – back in 1957!
Some 2006-’09 Explorer, Mountaineer and 2007-’09 Explorer Sport Trac vehicles equipped with 4.0L engine may experience coolant leaking from the coolant expansion tank.
Spectra Premium Industries has announced the release of a new radiator installation video package, covering the entire radiator installation process. There are seven videos in the series.
DENSO Corp. has developed a new and more efficient radiator that the company says is 40 percent smaller and lighter, compared to DENSO’s previous radiators.
A replacement connector is available for the radiator fan connector (E25). This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the radiator fan motor connector with the replacement connector. Some Santa Fe (SM) vehicles may exhibit an overheating engine and inoperative A/C.