If your car overheats, you are generally made aware fairly quickly. The temperature gauge will begin to register a high temperature (over the midpoint), and you may even seen smoke coming from under the hood. What might not be as easy to figure out is the cause of your engine overheating. Clark Automotive near Coon Rapids, MN can help determine the cause of engine overheating and complete the necessary repairs so that you can get back on the road quickly. Clark Automotive is an auto repair shop committed to providing you affordable, fast, friendly, convenient and high quality service.
Overheating Engine Diagnostics And Repair
If your vehicle is showing signs of an overheating engine, a diagnostic testing is generally recommended to determine the cause. Some of the most common causes include:
- Coolant Leak: Low water and coolant level is one of the most common causes of an overheating engine. If your vehicle is leaking coolant, a professional auto shop or auto mechanic will need to pressure test the cooling system to find the leak.
- Radiator needs to be cleaned: Your radiator may be clogged with debris, preventing normal airflow, which can also cause your engine to overheat. Cleaning or flushing your radiator can sometimes correct the problem.
- Radiator needs to be repaired or replaced: Sometimes, your radiator needs to be repaired or even replaced. Your mechanical radiator cooling fans or the accessory drive belt and its tensioner may no longer work properly.
Honest, Reliable Car Repair, Coon Rapids
Clark’s Automotive can careful diagnose the problem causing your engine to overheat and develop a plan for repairing it quickly and affordably so that you can leave this problem behind, once and for all. Our team of auto mechanics has extensive experience and can do all necessary checks, including checking radiator pressure, flushing and filling the coolant, testing and checking the radiator cap, all hoses, and the engine belt.
Our team of certified auto technicians understand how difficult and frustrating car repairs can be. We strive to provide clear and honest information in a timely manner so that you can make the best possible decisions about how best to proceed. We never pressure to you complete unnecessary services and always stand behind our work. We rely on the loyalty of repeat customers for a large part of our business. If you have concerns about the way your car is working or would like a second opinion, call (763) 784-7944 to schedule an appointment.