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What does antifreeze/coolant do?
Much like you, your car or truck’s engine needs to be hydrated while running, especially in extreme weather. In order for your engine to maintain the desired operating temperature the cooling system needs to redistribute heat away from the engine. This is accomplished by circulating coolant from the engine and through the radiator.
Over time your antifreeze/coolant will start to break down from everyday usage and will stop protecting your cooling system properly. This could cause:
- Major engine damage
- Damage to the radiator
- Damage to the heater core
- Damage to cooling system components
- Corrosion problems