• Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Daytona Beach, FL

    Sunday 04 November 2018

    Daytona Beach auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Daytona Beach, FL, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care of you.A vehicle's engine creates a lot of heat - so much heat, that if it is not properly cooled, the engine can lock up, resulting in massive damage and repair bills. But when everything is... read more

  • Engine Hydration for Daytona Beach Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

    Tuesday 03 January 2017

    The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating through your engine.The water pump is driven by a belt, chain or gear and only operates while the engine is running. It has a limited life span and sooner or later will have to be replaced. Yo... read more

  • Honest-1 Auto Care Radiator Service

    Monday 01 August 2016

    The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Daytona Beach, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine with hoses and is filled with coolant. The coolant draws heat off the engine and then passes into the radiator. Air passes through cooling fins to reduce the temperature of the coolant and then it... read more

  • Cool Running in Daytona Beach

    Friday 19 September 2014

    Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself on the side of the road in Daytona Beach waiting for your vehicle engine to cool down.When you service your cooling system at Honest-1 Auto Care, your tech... read more

  • Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Honest-1 Auto Care

    Friday 05 September 2014

    Anyone who drives a car in Daytona Beach knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good vehicle care requires keeping its cooling system in good condition.A vehicle's cooling system circulates water and antifreeze (coolan... read more

  • Smart Daytona Beach Drivers Protect Against Overheating

    Wednesday 27 August 2014

    Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Daytona Beach drivers to prevent. The radiator is the best-known and most recognizable part of the cooling system. Hoses filled with coolant (also known as antifreeze) connect the radiator to the engine. The coolant draw... read more

  • Keep Your Cool in Daytona Beach

    Wednesday 14 May 2014

    Daytona Beach drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the coolant/water mix circulates back through the engine to absorb more heat.There's a reason we mix coolant and water. Water alone actually does a good job transfer... read more

  • Cooling System Components

    Tuesday 25 June 2013

    Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Daytona Beach auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in FL.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system – usually because of neglect. Don't you hate it when something breaks and you could have done something to prevent it?The good news is that if Daytona Beach drivers take... read more

  • Keeping Your Engine Cool in Daytona Beach, FL

    Tuesday 12 March 2013

    The cooling system keeps FL vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Daytona Beach. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Daytona Beach drivers associate with the cooling system. Coolant flows through the radiator which has fine cooling fins that draw the heat out of the coolant and dissipate it into the air. To make sure there's enoug... read more

  • Water Pump

    Tuesday 19 February 2013

    Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the heart of your cooling system, circulating the fluid throughout your vehicle. It's a small pump that's driven by the engine; usually by belt, but sometimes by a chain or gear.The water pump only operates... read more

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