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Cooling System Components

Monday 29 January 2018

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Minneapolis auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in MN.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system – usually because of neglect. Don't you hate it when something breaks and you could have done something to prevent it?The good news is that if Minneapolis drivers take car... read more

Water Pump

Wednesday 07 October 2015

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 your vehicle. It's a small pump that's driven by the engine; usually by belt, but sometimes by a chain or gear.The water pump only operates... read more

Uptown Imports Radiator Service

Thursday 09 July 2015

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 Minneapolis, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine with hoses and is filled with coolant. The coolant draws heat off the engine and then passes into the radiator. Air passes through cooling fins to reduce the temperature of the coolant and then it's... read more

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