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What Should I Do When My Engine Starts to Overheat and Fail?

What Should I Do When My Engine Starts to Overheat and Fail?

An engine failure or overheating can be a driver's worst nightmare, leaving you stranded on the side of the road with uncertainty and stress. While these situations are undoubtedly distressing, knowing how to handle them calmly and efficiently can make all the difference. Here is our guide to overcoming these headache-indulging situations. Step 1: Stay Calm and Stay SafeThe first and most crucial step is to remain calm. Panic can lead to hasty decisions, potentially putting you and other drivers at risk. Immediately signal and pull your vehicle to the side of the road, away from traffic. Engage the hazard lights to alert other drivers of your situation. Step 2: Turn Off the EngineIn the event of engine failure or overheating, turn off the engine as soon as it is safe to do so. Continuing to run an overheated engine can cause severe damage (for example, the parts can friction weld because of the temp ... read more

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