A car's heater does not generate heat if the coolant level is low or restricted by buildup, if the water pump failed or if the thermostat is broken. The heater fan is also sometimes an issue. More »

The most common reasons a car's heater may stop working include too little coolant, a failed heater core or a faulty heater control air bend door. A coolant, such as antifreeze, is necessary for air to move through the h... More »

In order to repair a car heater, diagnose the problem, troubleshoot that part of the system and replace the component. There are many issues the can cause the heater to malfunction, so a diagnosis must first be completed... More »

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Coolant leaks and engine overheating are usually caused by a failing water pump. Automotive water pumps are designed to leak coolant through weep ports as a warning that they are failing. Aside from overheating, a distin... More »

The buildup of pressure caused by adding too much coolant to a car can cause the rupturing of hoses, internal pipes and even the radiator. When coolant is added to a car, it is cold, however, while the engine is running,... More »

To put gas in a car, open the gas tank, select the octane level on the pump machine, and insert the pump nozzle into the tank. Fill the gas tank until the pump stops, and close the tank. Determine the octane level recomm... More »

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The purpose of a car water pump is to push coolant through the car's engine block, radiator and hoses to get the engine heat away from the system. Most frequently, the water pump drives off the crankshaft pulley or the c... More »