Engine Hydration for Farmington Hills Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

May 22, 2022

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

Gary?s Auto Tech Radiator Service

March 20, 2022

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 Farmington Hills, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to th... More

Water Pump

February 6, 2022

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 hear... More

Cool Running in Farmington Hills

October 10, 2021

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself ... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

August 22, 2021

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 stranded ... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

June 6, 2021

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Farmington Hills, MI

November 3, 2019

Farmington Hills auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Farmington Hills, MI, 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 ta... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Gary?s Auto Tech

March 27, 2018

Anyone who drives a car in Farmington Hills 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 eng... More