While you are driving, especially in warm climates such as San Diego, there is a considerable amount of heat generated, and then cooled by the radiator system of your vehicle. This keeps it running at the optimum running temperature. This is crucial and helps to not only keep the engine cool but also the engine oil which is continually pumped around inside.
The cooling system is closely monitored by thermostats that work with pumps and valves to control the flow of the coolant. Cooling system problems occur when one or more components fail which will lead to significant problems of the whole cooling system and engine.
Any good radiator repair shop or mobile mechanic will tell you all about the problems, but until you find a garage which has the time. We have compiled some further information regarding a vehicles cooling system. Any radiator repair which is required could stem from any of the following.