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Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for Volvo 245

Volvo 245 Car Radiator Replacement costs $352 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1985 Volvo 245L4-2.3LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$609.95Shop/Dealer Price$748.32 - $1123.49
1982 Volvo 245L6-2.4L DieselService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$997.69Shop/Dealer Price$1237.65 - $1931.01
1982 Volvo 245L4-2.1L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$563.03Shop/Dealer Price$694.38 - $1061.79
1984 Volvo 245L4-2.1LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$613.03Shop/Dealer Price$749.22 - $1120.26
1989 Volvo 245L4-2.3LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$567.45Shop/Dealer Price$701.59 - $1073.57
1984 Volvo 245L6-2.4L DieselService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$651.49Shop/Dealer Price$798.41 - $1203.36
1988 Volvo 245L4-2.3LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$567.45Shop/Dealer Price$696.75 - $1065.11
1985 Volvo 245L4-2.1L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementEstimate$617.45Shop/Dealer Price$753.67 - $1127.22
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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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Volvo 245 - Shock Absorber Replacement (Front, Rear) - Oakley, California
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Volvo 245 - Brake System Inspection - Portland, Oregon
I would have posted this earlier but thought you guys get the YELP appraisals. This guy was awesome, taking time to show & explain extra work I needed done for safety purposes regarding the brakes. He was in no way condescending simply because I am an older woman & not a mechanic which was so, so refreshing. I would highly recommend your service to any and all friends. This man needs to receive a bonus if not a hike in pay. Awesome service.

Clint

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Volvo 245 - Brake Caliper Replacement (Driver Side Rear, Passenger Side Rear) - Portland, Oregon
Second job from your mechanic and again Clint was my mechanic. The man is quick, professional & very knowledgeable. He took time to show me the parts & explain their individual functions as well as why they were needed. This is the only mechanic to EVER do this at my request without complaint. I so appreciate being treated as an equal instead of a "dumb female" customer that's just a pain in the butt. Thank you again for having such a talented person on staff. I have already recommended your service to several friends & will continue to do so. Thanks again.

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Volvo 245 - Brake Rotor/Disc Replacement (Front, Rear) - Encinitas, California
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