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Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for BMW 135is

BMW 135is Car Radiator Replacement costs $624 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2013 BMW 135isL6-3.0L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$1089.86Shop/Dealer Price$1365.94 - $2094.93
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What is the Radiator all about?

The radiator performs a critical function; it keeps the engine from overheating. While running, the engine produces heat. Coolant flowing through the system absorbs and removes extra heat from the engine. The coolant then passes through the radiator where it cools off and is later circulated back to the engine to absorb heat again.

A radiator has two tanks that are connected to each other through aluminum or brass tubes. When the coolant passes through these tubes, the radiator cooling fan blows air across the radiator to lower the temperature of the coolant. The tank is usually made of plastic, and it is common for it to crack and start leaking coolant. If the tank or the tubes crack, coolant will leak , the vehicle will overheat and could cause severe engine damage. Radiators also tend to clog over time. When this occurs, not enough coolant flows through the radiator leading to heat build-up, causing the engine to overheat.

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Keep in mind:

  • When replacing the radiator, it is best to also replace the radiator cap and thermostat.
  • After your radiator is replaced, it is best to have it checked for leaks, to assure that everything is in working order.
  • When the radiator is replaced, the entire cooling system should be checked, especially the radiator hoses.

How it's done:

  • Inspect radiator for leaks.
  • Pressure test cooling system.
  • Remove and replace the radiator.
  • Fill radiator with proper mixture of 50/50 coolant.
  • Recheck for leaks.

Our recommendation:

Follow the service maintenance schedule provided by the manufacturer to get the coolant replaced at regular intervals. It is a good practice to change the coolant every 25,000-40,000 miles. Replacing the coolant will ensure it is free of contaminants such as rust or scale that can block it from flowing through the radiator and engine. Given high engine temperatures, it is inevitable that the tanks in the radiator will eventually crack. The thermostat should be replaced when replacing the radiator as well as any necessary radiator hoses.The system should also be flushed out of all old coolant to remove any contamination.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Radiator?

  • Car is overheating.
  • Coolant (red, yellow, green fluid) is leaking.

How important is this service?

If a defective radiator is not replaced, the overheating of the engine can potentially lead to serious internal engine damage.

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Peter

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Peter
43 years of experience
BMW 740iL V8-4.4L - Radiator - Phoenix, Arizona
Peter is very accomodating, and courteous. I had to work, and had someone available to be there when he came. Peter was able to get the job done in surprising time, and cleaned after himself. The old parts were left to ensure the quality of his work, and that the repairs done were necessary. I didn't have to ask for them, even though I truly believe in the quality of his work. Peter was even able to work with the service to get better pricing on a particular part, which improved the pricing of the overall bill.. The car was test driven for accuracy, and Peter's seal of approval before completion. I am thoroughly satisfied with the work that Peter did, and the service overall. I have been telling others about the work, and can say, "I got a guy" when it comes to keeping my vehicle in good working order...

Amor

43 years of experience
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Amor
43 years of experience
BMW 325i L6-2.5L - Radiator - Pleasanton, California
Amor has been great. Very experienced and knowledgeable and patient while addressing very stubborn issues. Explained the issue in detail. The rates are very competitive. Above all they come to your location and address the issues. I like that.

Peter

12 years of experience
119 reviews
Peter
12 years of experience
BMW X1 L4-2.0L Turbo - Radiator - Brentwood, California
He’s extremely nice, and flexible. He will for sure do my next maintenance.

Daniel

18 years of experience
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Daniel
18 years of experience
BMW 325i L6-2.5L - Radiator - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Daniel did an awesome job in replacing the radiator and finding the problem with the 'Check Engine soon' light in my car. Highly professional and experienced person. Would definitely recommend.

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