Why Is My Heavy-Duty Engine Overheating?
Malfunctioning Water Pump
Every coolant system has what’s called a water pump. This pump is responsible for pushing coolant in and out of your engine block. This allows for your engine’s radiant heat to be absorbed by the coolant and dispersed through a heavy-duty radiator. If your water pump malfunctions, you may not be getting sufficient coolant flow through your engine block. This will significantly increase your engine’s operating temperature.
The operating temperature of your heavy-duty engine is managed by a thermostat. If this thermostat malfunctions, your engine will likely overheat as the thermostat dictates when your radiator fans need to pull in more air. This is an easy fix, for you simply need to replace or recalibrate this thermostat. If you think your thermostat is malfunctioning, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’ll book you an appointment as soon as possible.
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