What to do if your car overheats [infographic]

Posted by Charl Grobler on 22 Jan 2018

what to do if your car overheats

Summer’s here and with it comes dozens of cars pulled over in the emergency lane, overheating in the afternoon traffic. Here’s how you can avoid joining them.

Smoke spilling out from under your bonnet. . . These are the things that nightmares are made of. Overheating is extremely dangerous for your engine, and that telltale steam sends shivers into the hearts of motorists all over the country. Why? Because you could be in for thousands of Rands worth of repairs.

Heat damage can require an entire engine replacement. If you notice any of these telltale signs your car could be in trouble, pull over immediately. Download this infographic and keep it on hand for emergencies.

What to do if your car overheats - Infographic


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