Cooling System Archives - Counterman Magazine
The Vital Role of the Cooling System in a Vehicle

The cooling system plays a vital role in the overall functionality and longevity of a vehicle.

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Antifreeze Fundamentals

Antifreeze/coolant does more than you might think.

Automotive Thermostats Through the Years

They still have wax, but today’s thermostats use electronics to deliver precise temperature control.

How to Maximize Cooling-System Efficiency

The condition of the coolant has a direct relationship on the health of the cooling system.

Recommending Antifreeze/Coolant for Heavy-Duty Engines

There are three basic formulations of heavy-duty antifreeze/coolant.

What Can Go Wrong With Automotive Cooling Systems?

A number of potential problems can be traced back to the antifreeze/coolant.

A Closer Look At Engine Cooling Components

Modern cooling systems do a lot more than the simple name suggests.

Modular Hoses In Vehicle Cooling Systems

With modular hoses taking on more functions and complexity, that means they have more potential failure points than traditional hoses.

What Causes Water Pumps to Fail?

Water pumps can fail prematurely due to corrosion inside the cooling system or from an imbalanced water-pump shaft. But in most instances, water pumps fail because of shaft leaks.

MEYLE Video Shows How to Flush Cooling System in 5 Steps

A dirty cooling system and airlocks reduce cooling capacity and can lead to serious issues such as pre-damage to the water-pump mechanical seal.

US Motor Works Promotes Tom Longo to VP of Sales and Marketing

Longo’s experience and knowledge of the automotive industry is extensive and spans more than three decades.

Oil Filters And Air Filters: Important Maintenance Parts

Air filters, cabin air filters, oil filters and (sometimes) fuel and transmission filters are important maintenance parts that typically are replaced according to a time and/or mileage schedule.