Maybe you think that a car can only catch fire due to damaged or worn car engine components, but actually there are many other factors that can be the cause. Let’s look at the discussion below:
The car was never maintained
Are you diligent in caring for your car at home? An untreated car has the potential for leaks and damage, which can cause a fire. For example, a car engine cable that is getting worn out. These cables can cause a short and when rubbed against other components will cause a fire.
Hot catalytic converter parts
A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control device that converts toxic gases and pollutants in fuel oil and diesel exhaust gases into less toxic pollutants. If the amount of pollutants burned exceeds its capacity, this tool will overheat, which can lead to a car fire.
Electrical components are damaged
One of the main factors causing a car on fire is damage to the components. This damage can cause sparks and ignite fires very easily. For that it’s a good idea to carry out routine checks of the electrical parts of your car.
As we know, fuel is a highly flammable liquid. If fuel is spilled and hit engine components where the temperature is very hot, it will be fatal and cause a fire. Therefore, be careful when refueling. Be diligent in maintaining your vehicle and insuring your vehicle. General Insurance provides car insurance which is known as Individual Motor Vehicle Insurance. Depending on the type of policy you have, in addition to the risk of fire, the insurance product also covers the risk of loss or theft, collisions due to accidents and other people’s evil deeds, and can be extended to cover other risks such as floods and natural disasters.