Air Conditioning & Heating

air conditioning heating

Vehicle Heating and Air Conditioning System

Your car’s engine operates most efficiently at high temperatures. The engine is less efficient, and its components wear out more quickly when it is cold. It also releases more pollutants.  In order to allow the engine to warm up as rapidly as possible and subsequently maintain a steady engine temperature, the cooling system has another crucial job to do.

Maintaining the car cooling system at its ideal working temperature is crucial. The primary purpose of the automobile cooling system is to prevent the engine from overheating. The engine will become overheated if the cooling system or any component of it breaks, which can cause a variety of serious problems.

Ever consider what might occur if your engine cooling system stops working? If the issue is severe enough, overheating can lead to engine block cracking and exploding cylinder head gaskets.

There is also the need to combat heat distribution. In the event that the engine’s heat cannot be released, the pistons are actually fused to the interior of the cylinders. The engine must then be discarded and a new one purchased. As a result, you should maintain your engine cooling system and understand how it functions.

Components of A Car Engine Cooling System

1. Radiator

One of the best heat exchangers for the engine is the radiator. There are numerous small diameter pipes with fins attached to them, and it is often composed of aluminium. Furthermore, it exchanges the heat of the hot water from the engine with the surrounding air. A drainage stopper, an inlet port, a sealed lid, and an outlet port are also included.

2. Water pump

After cooling in the radiator, the coolant is returned to the cylinder block, heater core, and cylinder head by the water pump. The liquid eventually returns to the radiator to cool down once more.

3. Thermostat

The thermostat acts as a coolant valve and allows the coolant to pass through the radiator only when a predetermined temperature has been reached. The thermostat in the cooling system controls how hot the internal combustion engine is when it is working normally.

The thermostat is activated after the engine reaches normal operating temperature. After that, the radiator can receive the coolant.

Contact Ward Tire for Your Engine Heating and Cooling System Needs

Ward Tire is a leading tire dealer that offers top-quality and top-notch services. We provide complete auto repairs, including car heating and cooling systems,  and more.  We have grown to be the area’s leading tire and vehicle repair business in Calgary. Contact your local Ward Tire to speak with one of our service advisors if you suspect an issue with your vehicle HVAC system. Alternatively, book an appointment online. We look forward to servicing your vehicle and getting you back on the road.