Radiator Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 380SL

Mercedes-Benz 380SL Radiator Replacement costs $939 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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YourMechanic Price
$938 to $955
Labor: $119 -$136
Parts: $819
Average Dealer price
$1797
Average Shop price
$1166
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SLV8-3.8LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1004.64Shop/Dealer Price$1269.25 - $1965.88
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All about Radiator Replacement

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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