How to Check Your Van’s Coolant System

Where to put anti freezeMost people think that oil is the lifeblood of any van engine, but coolant is an equally-important fluid that is absolutely essential. In case you didn’t know, coolant is the fluid that is either red or green in colour and has a “sweet” smell (ethylene glycol), although I wouldn’t be tempted to drink any of it as it is highly toxic and can potentially kill you!

Sometimes known as antifreeze, the purpose of coolant is to literally cool your van engine down as it operates at extremely high temperatures. Coolant runs through your entire engine from the top where the cylinder head is located down to the bottom where the “block” is.

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