Engine Overheating is a Recipe for Disaster

In order to stabilize the heat an engine produces when it’s running, different components work together to make sure that heat is properly absorbed and maintained at a constant (maximum) temperature. Maintaining the proper temperature of your engine’s coolant is accomplished by 1) making sure the thermostat, water pump, hoses and radiator are all functioning as they should, 2) making sure your vehicle’s cooling fans (whether they’re mechanical or electric) are working as they should, and 3) maintaining fresh coolant at the proper level. Depending on the make and model of your vehicle, this process can get extremely complicated, so knowing the root cause of any cooling problem requires an expert. That’s where we come in!

Cooling Systems Repair & Services

Without a way to cool off your engine, your vehicle wouldn’t be able to perform properly. By itself an engine would become too hot and wouldn’t function due to the extreme heat it produces.

Antifreeze/Coolant

Antifreeze is combined half and half with water and flows through your radiator and engine to help keep everything at the right temperature. However like all liquids, antifreeze will eventually break down. This is why Silvhorn recommends you change your antifreeze every two years or 26,000 kilometers. This is often called a flush and fill.

When does my car cooling system need service?

The car cooling system should be checked yearly. Failure to maintain the cooling system can result in overheating, which can cause severe damage to the engine.