Top 5 Best Antifreezes to Keep Your Car's Temperature at Acceptable Levels

Antifreeze plays a vital role in keeping your car’s engine in optimal condition by protecting it from heating up, freezing, or corroding. The liquid is passed through the engine bay, where it is circulated via a hose, drawing in the heat wherever it goes. Once the antifreeze has absorbed all the heat it can, it is directed outwards through a separate hose into a radiator. Coolants contain antifreeze to ensure that the liquid doesn’t freeze when the car is in below-freezing conditions. Typically, antifreeze liquids are made from a combination of water and glycol chemicals that are also known to be corrosion resistant and act as lubricants.

Read more
Controversial Refrigerant Ruled Safe by SAE

Last year, a new refrigerant was at the center of controversy when Daimler raised concerns about it igniting on the hot surface of an engine.

Read more
Porsche 911 Probed for Failing Coolant Hose Fitting

Porsche 911 sports cars from model years 2001 through 2007 are the subject of a NHTSA probe opened on Friday, April 26. 

Read more
New Coolant at Center of Controversy, Could Be Lethal

Recently, engineers at Mercedes-Benz were shocked when a new refrigerant being tested ignited into a ball of fire before their very eyes.

Read more
Chevrolet Volt Fire Solution Expected Soon, Coolant Leak May Be The Culprit

General Motors is moving closer to a solution for the fires that occurred in Volts after crash testing earlier this year.

Read more
Hot Under the Hood? What to Do When Your Car Overheats

Temperatures are soaring, and all you can think about is getting somewhere air conditioned. If you’re steaming, just imagine how hot it must get under the hood of your car. On those days when the weather is just too hot to handle, it pays to keep an eye on the signs that tell you that your car is going to overheat.

Read more