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The Importance of a Roof Test

One of the types of crashes that people undergo is the roll-over crash. This is one of the most dangerous types of crashes because more of the vehicle is damaged including the roof. People are very likely to die in rollover crashes. This is why the roof test is conducted for vehicles.

During a rollover, there are certain vehicles that have side curtain airbags that deploy so that the occupants can have reduced chances of major injuries. However, the roof of the vehicle has to be strong enough to leave enough space for the occupant to survive when it hits…

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IIHS Testing For The Safety Of Vehicles

Before selling vehicles, the safety of the vehicles is important. Manufacturers need to make sure that the vehicles that they are releasing to dealers are going to be safe for the customers. If there is a safety related issue that is found in the vehicle, then a recall is very likely to be issued.

In order to find out how safe a vehicle is, a test is conducted by the IIHS. The testing includes different crashes from the front, side, and roof. Other tests include head restraints and different evaluations of the vehicles. This is all done to see how…

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Common Reasons Why Your Engine Might Be Overheating

An engine that is overheating is a dangerous situation for both you and your vehicle. If you ignore an engine that is having temperature problems, this could cause irreversible damage to your automobile. Not sure why this occurs? Here's some common reasons.

  • The coolant levels in your vehicle may be low. If you don't have enough of this specific fluid, your engine will overheat. Also, it's important to check for coolant leaks that could be causing the drop in fluid levels.
  • A damaged or defective radiator cap can alter the temperature of your engine.
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