Jerry's A/C & Auto Repair Advice on Your Cooling SystemMay 12th, 2016
Last week I was out running errands in Gainesville and my temperature warning light came on – total panic! I pulled over and my car was overheating. After it cooled down, I went right into my Gainesville service center to have them take a look. My service advisor at Jerry's A/C & Auto Repair told me my water pump was leaking and needed to be replaced. He said water pumps just wear out and that you need to replace them because they pump the coolant that cools the engine.
He told me they checked out my radiator hoses, serpentine belt and tensioner and that they were OK. But I was overdue for changing my coolant – like, embarrassingly overdue. I didn't realize there was a schedule in my owner's manual for when to change my coolant. My Jerry's A/C & Auto Repair service professional said that the coolant actually becomes corrosive over time and could damage my radiator, head gaskets, intake manifold gaskets, heater core, metal cooling pipes, expansion (frost) plugs, etc. That's why Jerry's A/C & Auto Repair recommends changing the fluid on schedule.
So, Jerry's A/C & Auto Repair replaced the coolant with the kind my owner's manual recommends. I learned there are different kinds of coolant and you need to use the right one. I was on my way. It feels good knowing my cooling system is healthy and I don't need to worry about it.
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Jerry's A/C & Auto Repair
405 NE 33rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
At Jerry's A/C & Auto Repair we install quality NAPA replacement parts.