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What Does Coolant/Antifreeze Actually Do?

What Does Coolant/Antifreeze Actually Do?

Car engine coolant is different from antifreeze Antifreeze and coolant are not the same thing but are used together. Antifreeze is made of a glycol-based liquid and must be diluted with water before use to create engine coolant. So engine coolant is a combination of water and antifreeze. What does coolant do and why should I use it for my car? Using coolant is important to prevent your car's engine from overheating. A car engine overheating can be a major issue that can destroy a car's engine entirely. Drivers should regularly check the car's water coolant levels daily to ensure the water in the engine is not gradually overheating over time. Car coolant also manages to lubricate the parts of the engine and the water cylinder chambers/channels around the cylinder head. The antifreeze and the water work together to prevent the water in the car's engine system from 'freezing' and keep the car's engine running efficiently. This is especially crucial during ... read more

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