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Mitsubishi Overheats

Fix a Mitsubishi that Overheats Many Mitsubishi vehicles use a variable speed setup for their radiator cooling fans. The computer monitors engine temperature, vehicle speed, and detects whether the A/C is on. The computer then tells the fan controller engine cooling needs and the fan controller drives the radiator fan and the condenser fan. If you’re having overheating problems, check the usual suspects. But also make sure BOTH fans are working properly. Because if the radiator cooling fan is not working, the fan controller will kick on the condenser fan … Read More

Is Chrysler antifreeze compatible with other types

New Chrysler antifreeze not compatible with other antifreeze types Chrysler has issued a TSB #07-004-12RevA regarding their new organic acid technology (OAT) coolant for 2013 vehicles. The new coolant is good for 10 years or 150,000 miles. The new coolant is purple. BUT, the bulletin warns about not mixing any other coolants with the purple stuff. And it’s not just so Chrysler can sell you their own brand. Chrysler has found that mixing coolants can accelerate corrosion in the engine and cooling system, develop an ammonia smell, and result in … Read More

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