Get to the bottom of curious cooling faults

Cooling products from Gates

Published:  13 November, 2014

The Power Clean Flush Tool can be used on any make and model and is supplied by Gates with a set of tips and connectors to cleanse radiator necks, engine blocks and heater core tubes. Pulsing, pressurised water removes debris from deep corners and when it encounters a blockage, the pressure is automatically regulated to prevent damaging the system. The cooling agent plays the vital role of protecting the engine from extreme temperatures, while protecting from rust and corrosion too so it should be flushed periodically, especially when changing cooling system service parts to reduce warranty claims. Meanwhile, the firm has produced a troubleshooting guide which highlights common system faults from white exhaust smoke, rising fuel consumption to unusual noises, in order to find underlying problems.

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