Service includes a complete visual inspection of the cooling system for signs of wear, leaks and overall operation. If a leak is detected then a pressure test is also performed. Maintenance services include a coolant drain and fill or coolant flush every 24,000 miles (except Dexcool or extended life antifreeze).
Although gasoline engines have improved a lot, they are still not very efficient at turning chemical energy into mechanical power. Most of the energy in the gasoline (perhaps 7¬0%) is converted into heat, and it is the job of the cooling system to take care of that heat. In fact, the cooling system on a car driving down the freeway dissipates enough to heat two average-sized houses! The primary job of the cooling system is to keep the engine from overheating by transferring this heat to the air, but the cooling system also has several other jobs like heating the cabin of the car and helping with emissions.
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Merlin offers special financing with the Merlin 200,000 Miles Credit Card. The no annual fee card offers free roadside assistance for one year and several interest-free financing options on qualified purchases with minimum monthly payments.
Merlin offers a 200,000 Mile Warranty on brakes, mufflers, and even tires. Merlin's renowned 20 point vehicle inspection will catch small problems before they become major headaches.