Radiator & Cooling Systems Service & Repair

Radiator Cooling Systems Service RepairYour vehicle’s radiator and cooling system serve to keep your car’s engine temperature within working limits. A normal engine can produce combustion temperatures in excess of 1,000° C. That’s a lot of heat to deal with. If your engine is running hotter than normal, or you find antifreeze (coolant) pooled under your vehicle, it’s probably time to stop by Cowichan Auto Repair and let one of our highly qualified mechanics take a look.

Without a properly functioning cooling system, heat levels produced by your car’s engine are great enough to damage components within the engine itself. The head gasket can blow or an aluminum head can warp. The engines it’s self can seize. All of these are big ticket repairs that can usually be avoided with regular cooling system maintenance.

You can count on Cowichan Auto Repair to help keep your car’s cooling system operating safely and efficiently and avoid preventable repair expenses. We recommend you have your coolant replaced performed according to your car’s factory-recommended maintenance schedule. Regular maintenance of your vehicle’s cooling system and radiator and can help avoid costly repair services, and engine overheating.

Common cooling/radiator system services include:

  • Cooling System Flush and Fill
  • Cooling System Pressure Test
  • Radiator Replacement

The comprehensive cooling system service also includes checking, testing, and inspecting the following:

  • Radiator coolant levels
  • Radiator for antifreeze leaks or damage
  • Air conditioner’s interior vent temperature
  • Heating and cooling system controls and blower
  • Hoses
  • Cooling system pressure compared to manufacturer specifications
  • Air conditioner’s pressure cap
  • Thermostat
  • Compressor belt

Radiator & Cooling Systems Frequently Asked Questions

When should I flush my radiator?
The engine-cooling fan comes on a lot. Should I be worried?
What maintenance requirements should I adhere to so my radiator keeps working well?
What does it mean when I smell a sweet maple-syrup-like smell when I am driving?
Does running my air conditioner in the summer keep my engine from overheating?
How do I know if my coolant needs to be refilled?

Whether you need a coolant flush and refill, radiator repair, water pump replacement, or any other engine cooling component service, we’ve got you covered at Cowichan Auto Repair.

Duncan Radiator & Cooling Systems Service & Repair

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