Monthly Archives: September 2021

What Can Cause Radiator Leaks?

What Can Cause Radiator Leaks?

A coolant leak of any sort is super hazardous because your vehicle depends on its coolant to keep the engine at an optimal temperature. When your radiator leaks, your engine is at high risk of overheating. If you notice a leak, please immediately take your BMW, Range Rover, Land Rover, MINI, Mercedes Benz, or Jaguar to Terry Sayther Automotive for an accurate diagnosis and repairs. You may be wondering, "what causes a radiator to leak anyway?".   Poor Quality or Incorrect Coolant Cheap, watery, or even the wrong type of coolant can make your vehicle susceptible to overheating. When you put the bad stuff in your car, your radiator will discharge it. Heater Core The heater core directly affects your engine temperature. When it is malfunctioning, it can cause your engine to blister. On top of that, your heating functions will not work to warm you up in the winter. Thermostat As you can guess, the thermostat is reliable for measuring your engine's temperature. Whe ... read more