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How to Prevent Hybrid Cooling System Problems

By Bill DeBoer on Feb 27, 2018 9:28:15 AM

Your hybrid cooling system requires different care than a traditional vehicle.

A vehicle’s engine can get extremely warm just from basic operation. This is why the cooling system is such an important component, especially hybrid cars that operate differently. Without an operational hybrid cooling system, your vehicle could eventually suffer from other problems related to overheating. The good news is there are several things you can do to prevent overheating, as well as the need for hybrid repair in Sussex County.

 

How Coolant Works

Your hybrid cooling system requires different care than a traditional vehicle.First and foremost, it’s important to understand how coolant works and what it does to help keep your hybrid system operating more efficiently. Coolant is a mixture of water and antifreeze that pumps through your system. As it moves through the various areas of the engine, it pulls the heat away from the components, cooling them down. The coolant then travels to the radiator, where the heat is pulled from the liquid before it is sent on its way back to the engine. When this system isn’t operating the way it was intended, it can lead to serious damage to other components, requiring hybrid repair.

Common Problems We Find in the Coolant System

If you don’t maintain your hybrid cooling system properly, you are putting your vehicle at a serious risk for a number of problems, many of which will require you to take it in for hybrid repair in Sussex County. When you visit our repair shop, there are a few problems we typically see that need to be addressed. One of the worst things that can happen is when the coolant itself begins to leak out of the system. These leaks are often caused by brittle or cracked hoses. Once these hoses are replaced, the system should continue to operate the way it was intended to protect your engine from overheating. In hybrid vehicles, water valves and hot water storage systems can also experience issues that harm the function of the system.

Pay Close Attention to the Coolant Levels

Learn when you should get hybrid repair for your cooling system.As with any vehicle, it’s important to pay close attention to your coolant levels to ensure your engine is properly protected during your daily driving. However, it’s also critical to understand hybrid and electric engines work differently than your traditional gas-powered engines. In addition to making sure coolant levels are appropriate at all times, our repair shop can also perform a complete change of your fluids so you can count on fresh coolant that will provide the results you’re looking for.

The coolant system is one of the most important elements of keeping your hybrid vehicle at peak performance. A hybrid cooling system works similarly to traditional systems, but requires a different type of care because some of these vehicles have more than one system to worry about. With the help of a qualified repair shop, you can prevent the need for frequent hybrid repair caused by engine overheating.

If you’re looking for quality hybrid repair in Sussex County, contact us. We can provide the service you need to keep your vehicle working properly.

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Bill DeBoer

Written by Bill DeBoer

William J. DeBoer (Bill Jr.) is Co-owner and Vice President at DeBoer’s Auto. As the company’s General Manager, Bill has been responsible for bringing innovations in daily operations to the full-service, high-tech auto repair facility for 20+ years. Passionate about computers from an early age, Bill’s interest in technology gravitated to cars while he was in college. By obtaining a Certificate in Automotive Technology followed by a B.S. in Business Management from Penn State, Bill was able to fuse his interests into a car technology specialization and join the family business shortly thereafter.