Car Care Tip: An overheating engine needs immediate attention. Once that needle goes past three-fourths, it’s time to shut it down. You can try turning on your heater to full heat and full fan as an emergency measure to bring the engine temperature down.
Larry Rubenstein is a master technician who owns a North Shore service station. His column appears every Saturday. Write to Larry at The Salem News, c/o Auto Scanner, 32 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA 01915, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.