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Coolant/Antifreeze Service At AskPatty.com, Inc

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 23rd, 2014 2:41pm

Anyone that drives a car in Thousand Oaks 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 engine! Good car care requires keeping your car cooling system in good condition. A vehicle’s cooling system circulates water ...


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Cool Running In Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 10th, 2014 2:51pm

Your browser does not support video 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 car engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself on the side of the highway in Thousand Oaks waiting for your car engine ...


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Smart Thousand Oaks Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 18th, 2014 4:48pm

Your browser does not support videoEngines 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 Thousand Oaks auto owners to prevent. The radiator is the best-known and most recognizable part of the cooling system. Hoses ...


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Keep Your Cool In Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 10th, 2013 10:48am

/> Your browser does not support video Thousand Oaks drivers rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your car 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 coolant/water mix circulates back through the engine to absorb more heat. ...


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Coolant Service at AskPatty.com, Inc

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 2nd, 2012 1:05pm

Our cars have to operate in a wide range of Thousand Oaks, CA temperatures and our engine coolant must be able to perform 'no matter what'. Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant works. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive... And all the while, it has to protect the components of the cooling system from corrosion. These components are made from steel and aluminum, plastics and rubber. The coolant has to ...


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Keeping Your Engine Cool In Thousand Oaks CA

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 10th, 2012 9:14am

    />   The cooling system keeps our engine from overheating while you are driving around Thousand Oaks CA. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they work to accomplish this. The radiator is the part most everyone associates with the cooling system. Coolant flows through the radiator which has fine cooling fins that draw the heat ...


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Water Pump

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 1st, 2011 11:18am

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your car from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat and the water pump The water pump’s like the heart of your cooling system, circulating the fluid throughout. It’s a small pump that’s driven by the ...


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Cooling System Components

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 1st, 2011 12:02pm

Today we want to talk about a very important system in our cars – the cooling system. It’s one of those things that you don’t give much thought to until it fails and then you’re stranded by the side of the road. 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 ...


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Coolant Antifreeze Service

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 1st, 2010 4:07pm

You may know that most automotive failures are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your coolant system, it will take good care of you. A car's engine creates a lot of heat - so much heat, that if it is not properly cooled, the engine can lock up, resulting in massive damage and repair bills. But ...


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Cool Mom Picks-Mother's Day Gift Guide

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 1st, 2010 9:16pm

Hooray for Mother's Day, and hooray for our annual Mother's Day Gift Guide!  http://www.coolmompicks.com/mothersdaygifts10/  


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