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How to check coolant levels in your car

5 STEPS

In order for your vehicle’s engine to stay cool and prevent overheating, you need to have proper coolant levels – not just in the winter, but year round. 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Step

Make sure the engine is cool

Step

Use a rag to remove the cap of the radiator tank

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Check the radiator’s coolant level

The fluid should be near the top, or at the “Full” mark on the radiator tank.