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An overheating engine can be an expensive engine killer, leaving you stranded and without your car for a period.

A hot engine can do damage to itself, even if you aren't going into a full overheating. However, there are only a few things that commonly cause an engine to overheat regularly that you can look out for.

Many car accidents are avoidable - and they are not only one way to ruin your day, but can lead to injury, stress and possible legal action.  There is almost inevitably financial loss due to the cost of the collision repairs and the annoyance factor while your car gets fixed.

Want to know what you can do to avoid one? There are many things you can do involving the maintenance of your car and the way you drive it. Do you follow all these safe driver tips?

You know that sinking feeling with you turn your ignition key and nothing happens – usually a sign that your battery is dead.

You can avoid a flat battery by:

  • Making sure you turn your lights off
  • Turn off lights in other places like foot-wells and boots that operate automatically when glove boxes and boots are opened
  • Don't leave your key switched to the auxiliary position – eg to run the car radio – for too long
  • For cars without keys, keep the proximity sensor well away from the vehicle

Source: NZ Herald

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