In the early days of auto repair shops, it was very difficult to know what to expect. There were many excellent repair shops out there, and many more dishonest shops that didn't know what they were doing. Customers would go in unaware, pay for repairs they didn't need, and leave with the same problem. (This is still true today in some repair shops, unfortunately).
What the heck is a radiator and do I really want to fry an egg on one? With the approach of summer, we thought it was a good time to take a look at one of the misunderstood components of your car: the radiator. What does it do? Where is it located? Why are people always talking about frying an egg on one?
It is wintertime, and it is no time to be without heat in your vehicles! Pushing that heater button on your vehicle's dashboard is just the first step in getting the heat you desire. For your heating system to work correctly, it is critical to let your engine warm up first. Once it has warmed up, your vehicle's heating components can do their job and will provide the serious warmth you desire.