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Can Copper Core Radiators Prevent Overheating?

One of the most important parts of your vehicle cooling system is the radiator. The radiator core is the central, metal part of the radiator that channels hot coolant through small tubes. As air flows over the tubes, it cools the hot fluids within.

While most radiators cores are made of aluminum, some types feature copper. Designers use copper as radiator core material because of its extraordinary ability to conduct heat, but it nevertheless presents certain issues. Copper cores tend to be heavier than aluminum cores, and also bulkier. 

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Warning Signs That Your Fuel Pump May Be Failing

Modern motors can put out plenty of power. In order to do so, they need constant supplies of gas. The fuel pump is the main component responsible for sending pressurized gas or diesel to your motor.

Most electric fuel pumps have powerful internal motors, and when these begin to lose strength they can also lose the ability to provide power at load. Thus, if you notice your engine losing power when you press the accelerator pedal or climb hills, the pump may be the culprit. 

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Emergency Safety Tips

Breaking down on the side of the road happens anywhere day or night. However, there are various ways to be prepared for the unexpected and to ensure safety. Make sure to always have a working flashlight, jumper cables, extra antifreeze, a first aid kit, water, snacks and a vehicle emergency kit available. When having to pull over, use an emergency lane or a grassy area away from traffic. Put on your hazard lights and use flares to warn other vehicles. Call for help if equipped with a mobile device. Stay in the vehicle with the doors locked and windows closed…

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