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What is a Car Radiator?

What is a Car Radiator?

Whenever you are operating your vehicle you are operating your engine and it is going under very hot conditions. It is important that your engine stays cool enough so it can properly function, but it must be hot enough so it can convert heat to energy which is something that can be tricky… this is where your car's radiator comes in. It is made to circulate coolant through the engine and back again. The radiator is a vital component of your engine's cooling system. The radiator is made to keep the temperature of the engine at an ideal level that the car manufacturer sets. The radiator is generally mostly made of aluminum; it transfers the heat from hot coolant through tubes which allows air to blow across fins which will cool the fluid. When looking at how the radiator works, the cooling system is a system that is pressurized and made of numerous components that work together to keep the engine cool. The coolant is used to cool the engine by circulating coolant through ... read more

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