BMW 550i Car Radiator Replacement at your home or office.

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Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for BMW 550i

BMW 550i Car Radiator Replacement costs $531 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$506 to $571
Labor: $126 -$176
Parts: $380 -$395
Average Dealer price
$927 to 995
Average Shop price
$625 to 677
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2006 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.21 - $1786.00
2011 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$926.66Shop/Dealer Price$1175.99 - $1797.61
2008 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.29 - $1786.13
2015 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$914.14Shop/Dealer Price$1160.25 - $1772.41
2014 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$914.14Shop/Dealer Price$1160.12 - $1772.18
2010 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.20 - $1785.98
2016 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$913.68Shop/Dealer Price$1159.83 - $1771.77
2007 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.42 - $1786.36
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Car Radiator Replacement Service & Cost

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.

Radiator

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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BMW 550i Repair

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Made experience easy from booking and appointment confirmation to actual service and completion of required work. Will definitely use Harish again. He is very professional and arrives at appointments ahead of schedule to ensure work is completed on time or before estimated repair estimate.
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12 years of experience
Very Experienced. He knows what he is doing. I will recommend his service. Kimon.
2008 BMW 550I - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON - ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA

Mahdi

6 years of experience
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Mahdi
6 years of experience
Though it took 3 visits for him to fix oil leak he seem to have done it. But in the process the windshield is broken which has to be fixed. And I have not driven the car yet. Have to drive and watch car for few days to see how it behaves. Then I will come me back and update this review again. For now looks good
2008 BMW 550I - ALTERNATOR - ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA

Daniel

14 years of experience
64 reviews
Daniel
14 years of experience
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.
2004 BMW 325I - RADIATOR - PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2006 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.21 - $1786.00
2011 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$926.66Shop/Dealer Price$1175.99 - $1797.61
2008 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.29 - $1786.13
2015 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$914.14Shop/Dealer Price$1160.25 - $1772.41
2014 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$914.14Shop/Dealer Price$1160.12 - $1772.18
2010 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.20 - $1785.98
2016 BMW 550iV8-4.4L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$913.68Shop/Dealer Price$1159.83 - $1771.77
2007 BMW 550iV8-4.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$915.98Shop/Dealer Price$1159.42 - $1786.36
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