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Radiator & Cooling Systems Service & Repair

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Radiator & Cooling Systems Service & Repair

Your 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 itself can seize. All of these are big ticket repairs that can usually be avoided with regular cooling system maintenance.

Car Interior

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 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


Cooling system pressure compared to manufacturer specifications

Air conditioner’s pressure cap


Compressor belt

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