You've been watching the needle creeping higher over the last few miles. Now the temperature light on your car's dashboard display is on. Your car is overheating and you're in the middle of nowhere. What are you supposed to do? You have water that you keep in the trunk for emergencies. This, my friend, is that emergency.
While it's best to use a mix of coolant and water in your radiator, water alone will do in a pinch. But it's important to add it properly. Here's how to make do with water alone until you can get to a gas station or garage.