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Symptoms of Bad Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Sensor

Symptoms of Bad Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Sensor Every car needs a coolant/antifreeze to keep the engine temperature at an optimal level. But how does the coolant system know if the engine is operating at its ideal temperature? This is done by the Engine Coolant Temperature sensor, also known as ECT. Any problem with the ECT can cause damage to your car’s engine, thus, it is recommended to fix the issue right away. In this article, we will discuss the symptoms of a bad ECT sensor and how you can take care of the situation.   What ...

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How to fix a Coolant Leak

How to fix a Coolant Leak A coolant leak can be really hard to find. In many cases, the coolant can drip down on a hot part of the engine and evaporate before you can see it. I get a lot of questions about people that can’t locate their coolant leak. The process to find a coolant leak is really easy if you know how to do and have the right tools. I’m working as a diagnostic technician and have diagnosed and fixed thousands of coolant leaks. The good part of this is that I’m going to share my troubleshooting secrets with you about how to find coolant leaks the easiest and fastest way.   Find the coolant leak First, we have to find ...

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How to Bleed Your Car’s Cooling System

How to Bleed Your Cars Cooling System Get all the air bubbles out of your cooling system after a water pump or thermostat replacement can be really difficult. Your engine could easily overheat and you may damage your engine if you have not get out the air from the cooling system. I’m working as a mechanic and I have found a really good way to get out the air of the cooling system fast. This method can differ a bit between different car brands but the principle is the same. Follow this guide in step to step and get all the air out fast and safe. There are some tools that will make this a lot more easily and faster, but not ...

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How to fix an Overheating car engine

How to fix an Overheating car engine   Do you have an overheating issue on your car engine? Are you afraid that the head gasket is blown? It’s a very common thing that people thinks their head gasket is gone and they are selling the car for really cheap. To be honest I have bought some of these cars myself. A blown head gasket is not a very common problem at all. Read through this article and I’ll explain to you step by step of how you can diagnose your coolant overheating problems. Let’s start! In this article: Introduction How an engine coolant system works How to fix an Overheating car engine How to get air out from the coolant system Possible head ...

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