What Is a Cooling System Flush?

What is a Coolant Flush, and why is it necessary?

A coolant cleanse may save your car's health and restore the engine's tempering agents, which can cost thousands of dollars to fix or replace. Cleaning your cooling system and examining different components for signs of wear and tear are part of this procedure. All of the old coolant is removed from your radiator and replaced with new, ensuring that your engine's cooling system is properly maintained. 

Is a Coolant Flush Necessary?

Your car's mechanics are usually able to tell you whether you need a coolant flush. Additionally, your car's performance, functionality and status may frequently tell you whether it's time for a coolant flush. If anything goes amiss with your car, you'll know about it right away. A coolant flush may be required if any of the following symptoms are present:

  • Overheating: Excessive heat in the engine is the cause of an overheated vehicle. As a result, your engine will not be able to benefit from the coolant's heat-balancing properties.
  • Internal Car Cues: Keep an eye on the internal thermometer or heat indicator in your car. If your engine overheats, your check engine light illuminates, or your vehicle displays warning indications of trouble, a coolant flush may help alleviate some of the excess pressure on your engine.
  • Vehicle's Age: You may need a coolant flush if you've been driving your vehicle for more than five years; this is how long it takes for rust and debris to accumulate in your system.

Services for Vehicle and Engine Expansion

Additional work may be required if a coolant flush fails to fix your car's engine issues. Regular maintenance, inspections, and tune-ups allow your technician to catch engine problems early on. In the spring and summer, these low-cost maintenance visits may save you tens of thousands of dollars in repair costs.

Bring your car into Roesbury Car Care in Walnut Creek, CA now if you need a cooling system flush!