Is Electrolysis Corrosion Eating Your Car?

Have you ever had the radiator in your car start leaking and wonder how on Earth can a radiator get worn enough to leak? After all, aside from physical damage, what can possibly wear out in a radiator? What you are seeing is the effects of a chemical reaction called “electrolysis corrosion”. Electrolysis corrosion is a chemical reaction that occurs between a car’s coolant and metal surfaces within the cooling system. A typical cooling system, for example, will involve an iron engine blo ... Is Electrolysis Corrosion Eating Your Car? originally appeared on automobilesreview.com on Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 08:25:28 EST