Car Radiator Replacement at your home or office.

Our certified mechanics come to you・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Logo-yelp
CUSTOMERS LOVE US ON YELP
4.5 out of 5 (550 reviews)
Icon-warranty_badge-02
SERVICES BACKED BY OUR
12-Month, 12,000-Mile Warranty
How does YourMechanic work?    
Icon-quote-hiw
Get a quote

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services, backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.

Icon-calendar-hiw
Book an appointment

Tell us when to meet you at your home or office. We’ll send one of our vetted, top-rated mechanics.

Icon-fixed-hiw
Get your car fixed

Continue with your day while our mechanic fixes your car onsite. You pay only after the job is done.

Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for Dodge Ram 1500

Dodge Ram 1500 Car Radiator Replacement costs $299 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$247 to $754
Labor: $77 -$136
Parts: $170 -$618
Average Dealer price
$442 to 1394
Average Shop price
$304 to 914
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2005 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$276.22Shop/Dealer Price$341.99 - $503.39
2003 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$283.12Shop/Dealer Price$350.70 - $517.32
2010 Dodge Ram 1500V8-4.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$434.76Shop/Dealer Price$538.43 - $793.80
1994 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$256.91Shop/Dealer Price$317.91 - $464.86
1994 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$260.31Shop/Dealer Price$322.12 - $471.58
2005 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$297.18Shop/Dealer Price$368.19 - $545.30
2001 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$261.26Shop/Dealer Price$323.39 - $473.64
2000 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$257.02Shop/Dealer Price$318.07 - $465.12
Show example Dodge Ram 1500 Car Radiator Replacement prices

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.

Fast and easy Car Radiator Replacement service at your home or office.

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee

Meet some of our expert Dodge mechanics

Real customer reviews from Dodge owners like you.

586 reviews
Joshua
22 years of experience
Very friendly makes you at ease and it helps he has lot of years of experience. Fast clean job and very informative about your vehicle. Provides good needed recommendations. Would like to have Josh work on my Vehicles again
2001 DODGE RAM 1500 - OIL CHANGE
Want Joshua's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
471 reviews
Peter
38 years of experience
Quality work, and very professional, will definitely request Peter next time we need an excellent mechanic.
2002 DODGE RAM 1500 - CAR RADIATOR REPLACEMENT
Want Peter's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
236 reviews
Jose
12 years of experience
Jose went above and beyond to have my car ready on-time / early. He clearly explained everything he was doing and went out of his way to make sure I understood the root cause of my radiator failing. I would recommend Jose (and YourMechanic) without reservation.
1996 DODGE RAM 1500 - CAR RADIATOR REPLACEMENT
Want Jose's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
119 reviews
Adam
12 years of experience
From the very beginning (about an hour before my appointment) Adam called to inform me that he was in route to my location and was very well spoken. Upon arrival he walked me through the repairs that he was going to be doing on my visit and was very knowledgable about all the questions that I had. He completed the repair in a professional and timely matter. He also informed me of some potential repairs needed in the near future, without being the " pushy salesman" type. I will go through this site and hire Adam again to complete some of the repairs he suggested. Thank you again!
2008 DODGE RAM 1500 - OIL CHANGE
Want Adam's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2005 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$276.22Shop/Dealer Price$341.99 - $503.39
2003 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$283.12Shop/Dealer Price$350.70 - $517.32
2010 Dodge Ram 1500V8-4.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$434.76Shop/Dealer Price$538.43 - $793.80
1994 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$256.91Shop/Dealer Price$317.91 - $464.86
1994 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$260.31Shop/Dealer Price$322.12 - $471.58
2005 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$297.18Shop/Dealer Price$368.19 - $545.30
2001 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$261.26Shop/Dealer Price$323.39 - $473.64
2000 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$257.02Shop/Dealer Price$318.07 - $465.12
Show example Dodge Ram 1500 Car Radiator Replacement prices

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com