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Signs of Rust And What Causes Them

February 3rd, 2021 by

This article was originally published in March 2018. If your car has it, you’re probably not happy about it. Rust is one of the pesky but inevitable problems that comes with owning a vehicle.  Understanding the rusting process, the problematic areas, and the ways to address trouble are crucial to repairing rust before it’s a

Common Signs of Rust And What Causes Them

July 8th, 2019 by

If your car has it, you’re probably not happy about it. When left untreated a rust spot can quickly grow to cause major structural problems. In many states, a car with rust holes in the body won’t even pass inspection, regardless where the spots are located or how small they are. Tha’s why it’s best

3 Ways to Prevent Rust on Your Vehicle

March 25th, 2019 by

As a car owner, fighting rust is a constant battle. Rust eats away at the surrounding metal and, over time, can cause major cosmetic and mechanical damage to your vehicle. It not only looks unsightly but reduces the value when selling the vehicle or using it as a trade-in to purchase a new car.  Once a

3 Ways to Prevent Rust on Your Car

April 18th, 2018 by

  Rust on a vehicle not only looks unsightly but reduces the value when selling the vehicle or using it as a trade-in to purchase a new car. Rust eats away at the surrounding metal and, over time, can cause major cosmetic and mechanical damage to your vehicle. Once a car starts to rust, the

Avoiding Rusty Engine Coolant

March 5th, 2018 by

Coolant is crucial to your engine’s operation. Rusty, old, or leaking coolant could be a sign of a serious problem. But how do you know if it’s serious? The Basics Before we dive into potential problems, let’s cover the basics. Each manufacturer uses different types of coolant in their vehicles, with different levels of dilution.

What causes rust in a cooling system?

January 17th, 2018 by

Discolored rusty coolant is typically indicative of rust in the cooling system. But what causes it? How can you prevent it? Here are a few things to take note of: Lack of Proper Coolant Using the proper coolant and antifreeze in your car is key. Don’t pour water into the radiator, as water will oxidize