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What if Your Temperature Gauge Spikes?

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by Rescue Tape Team on September 23, 2013    Rescue Tape was once again featured in Boat US Magazine’s feature: Ask the Experts! Any number of things can cause your engine’s temperature to spike. Some are a serious threat, others are not. The worst possibilities include loss of compression because of damaged rings or valves, lubrication issues, main-bearing problems, misfiring, and more. Any of these normally require a good mechanic and can be pricey to fix. But often, a spike in temperature signals a temporary malaise that will have few long-term consequences if quickly remedied. 1. Check for cooling water coming out of...

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Radiator Hose Repair

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So you’re on the side of the road and there’s smoke billowing from your radiator…you’ve got a coolant leak. In this post, we’ll show you how to make an emergency radiator hose repair with Rescue Tape.

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