Engine Coolant Engine coolant is a critical component of a vehicle’s cooling system. It reduces the temperature of an automotive engine while it is running. It also prevents any cooling system fluids from freezing when outside temperature drops below freezing. Coolant Systems Vehicle cooling systems are made up of a radiator located behind the vehicle’s…

oil cap and dipstick

Find out how to check your engine oil levels and how frequently. Engine oil is used to lubricate moving components of an automotive engine while it is running. As the engine components move together, they cause friction. And friction causes heat. Engine oil is used to reduce friction while absorbing heat thereby preventing an engine…

Wired Roadtrip Apps - Openbay

Head to the news stand to pick up the October issue of Wired magazine – page 85 features apps fit for a car trip, suggesting you “let your phone ride shotgun, where it can make sure you see more sights and hit fewer roadblocks.” Openbay is included in the road-trip app roundup. David Pierce writes this…