Find Out Why Your Engine May Overheat

Preventative maintenance can ensure that your engine is less likely to overheat. However, when it does overheat, it’s important to know the most common reasons. At Palm Springs Kia in Cathedral City, CA, we’re here to help you.

There may not be enough coolant inside of your vehicle. The coolant might be at a low level, making it hard to cool down your engine. There may be a leak or a clog around your radiator that is preventing the coolant from circulating. Your ‘check engine’ light may illuminate to signify a problem, too.

You may also be experiencing problems with other equipment. A faulty radiator fan or radiator can cause your engine to overheat quickly. After all, these parts are responsible for cooling your engine down. There may also be a problem with the water pump, preventing the cooling system from working properly. Identifying the problem will ensure that you get the necessary repair to cool your engine down once again.

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