Corvette Cooling System

yb.dllBy Chris Petris

As summer approaches and temperatures soar to record highs, we would like to focus on your Corvette’s cooling system. Although it may seem more important to check the A/C system to keep you cool, you also need to make sure the cooling system is working properly for optimum A/C performance. As engine temperatures increase, A/C performance is affected adversely.

There are a few things that every Corvette owner should check annually to determine if further maintenance is necessary. 53-82 Corvettes have a basic cooling system in which radiator cooled air flows through the grille opening. Obvious large road debris should be removed from the front of the radiator. A garden hose can be directed through the radiator from the fan side of the radiator to flush out debris and dirt that has accumulated.

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