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While you're driving your car, you might notice that the temperature gauge begins getting higher. This often means that your car is overheating. A common reason for your car to overheat in Charleston, SC is because the thermostat is stuck in a closed position, preventing coolant from circulating through your motor as it should.

A leak is another reason why your car could be overheating. If there is even a small hole in one of the radiator lines, then it could cause coolant to leak and not get to the motor to keep it cool. MINI of Charleston can examine the hoses to determine if there are any that need to be replaced.

If you purchase the wrong type of coolant for your vehicle, then it could become concentrated in one area of the system. This can prevent it from reaching areas it needs to reach, resulting in your car overheating. The coolant will usually need to be drained and more added that is the proper concentration for your car.

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