Articles by tag "radiator cap"

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Engine Coolant Thermostat
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 23, 2014

The engine coolant thermostat is a device to regulate the flow of coolant in an engine. If the engine is cold, or has not reached optimal operating temperature, the engine coolant thermostat's valve remains closed and blocks the flow of coolant into the engine. When the optimal operating temperat...

Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 30, 2014

The image of a radiator conjures up a vision of twisted metal and valves, going all the way back to the very first days of the steam engine. However, the modern radiator is something very different. It is a device at the heart of an automobile's coolant system that allows the engine to operate at...

Radiator Cap
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 7, 2014

The primary function of the radiator cap is to serve as a vent for the build-up pressure inside a radiator. The pressure is created due to coolant fluid that gets overheated, and the cap is forced to direct the extra amount of coolant into the overflow tank. Another important function of the radi...

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