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Coolant Leak

Expert cooling system mechanics are happy to fix and help maintain your engine's endurance. One method to keep it running is by ensuring that the cooling system protects against the engine from overheating. Often, unique equipment is required to service an engine's cooling system, which are possessed by vehicle repair shops like 12th Street Auto Care Center.

Antifreeze Leaking from My Car

A smoking engine is a very noticeable sign that something is wrong with your car, and possibly your engine cooling system. Another common sign that something is wrong with your engine cooling system is a coolant leak. A good way to tell if your car is leaking coolant is to look under your car at the ground for any colored puddles or a trail of drops on the garage floor or driveway. Coolant, or antifreeze, can be red, pink, blue, green, orange or yellow. Antifreeze leaks can occur due to physical damage to your system. Rocks or debris from the road can cause harm to hoses or any other part and cause leaking. Sometimes, hoses can become old and warn out and spring an external coolant leak.

Testing the Engine Cooling System for Leaks

If you are uncertain about the condition or state of your engine cooling system, the car mechanics at 12th Street Auto can take a look for you and diagnose any problems.

Napa Service Assistant

You don’t have to be an expert to know that preventive maintenance is the best way to make sure your vehicle is running properly. Use our interactive vehicle tool to learn about the maintenance and services your NAPA AutoCare Center can provide.

Napa Interactive Maintenance Tool