Not So Hot in Anna

October 17, 2021

When the weather turns cold, it's nice to crank up the furnace and enjoy the heat. But if your home's furnace doesn't work, it's not too comfortable. Same goes with your vehicle. When the heater's not working, things can get miserable. It could also signal some major problems, which we'll discuss... More

Engine Hydration for Anna Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

February 28, 2021

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

Cool Running in Anna

January 31, 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

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Anna, Illinois

November 15, 2020

The cooling system keeps Illinois vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Anna. 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 Anna drivers associate with the ... More

Smart Anna Drivers Protect Against Overheating

June 7, 2020

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Anna drivers to p... More

Water Pump

May 19, 2019

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

Keep Your Cool in Anna

April 21, 2019

Anna 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 coola... More

Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Radiator Service

February 10, 2019

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 Anna, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine wit... More