Consequences of engine overheating


Consequences of engine overheating

2018-02-14 0 comments

Engine overheating is definitely a must to watch out for. It’s easy to find out when your engine got overheated because the red engine lamp will instantly signal it to you. When this happens, you have to stop the car engine as soon as possible and wait for the engine to cool down. Otherwise the consequences can be pretty dreary. Let’s enlist just a few:

  • The engine can detonate
  • Piston scuffing
  • Loss of compression: as the exhaust valves will stick in their guides damaging the valves, guides
  • A blown head gasket
  • If radiator is old, the engine overheating may cause them to burst when under pressure