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How much does Pressure Test Radiator Cap cost in Bayside?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bayside. Our mechanics in Bayside are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Bayside.

Pressure Test Radiator Cap pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2010 Nissan Titan$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2007 Toyota Tundra$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2009 Chevrolet Express 1500$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2016 Cadillac XTS$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2014 Infiniti QX70$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Porsche Cayman$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50

Pressure Test Radiator Cap Service

What is the radiator cap pressure test all about?

In a pressurized cooling system like those found on all cars, your car’s radiator cap is calibrated to seal in coolant to a particular pressure point, then allow some vapor to escape once that threshold has been reached. The ejected fluid is piped into the overflow bottle you might have seen in the engine bay. Then, as the engine cools, the coolant level may drop inside radiator. When that happens, a reverse-flow valve in the radiator cap opens to allow fluid from the bottle to return to the radiator. A radiator cap that isn’t working properly may cause too much fluid to escape the system.

Keep in mind:

  • A radiator cap pressure test is quick and simple, and replacement radiator caps are inexpensive.
  • Leaving a defective radiator cap in place can cause damage to the engine.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle engine is cooled before the radiator cap can be removed
  • The radiator pressure is relieved and the cap is removed
  • The radiator cap is pressure tested to specifications
  • The radiator cap is replaced and/or reinstalled to the radiator
  • The vehicle is verified to confirm problem is fixed

Our recommendation:

If your car’s engine overheats, or the overflow bottle seems overly full, have the radiator (and radiator cap) pressure tested.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need to pressure test the radiator cap?

  • Car overheats
  • Car’s overflow bottle fills up

How important is this service?

Not having this safety valve on the car’s cooling system operate properly can over- or under-pressurize the system, leading to damage to hoses, the radiator, and even the car’s cylinder head.


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David

36 years of experience
195 reviews
David
36 years of experience
What a great service this is! David M. showed up on-time, was friendly and professional, explained what he was going to do, and completed the three services items in just one hour.

William

30 years of experience
49 reviews
William
30 years of experience
William is probably the best mechanic around, he's knowledgeable, patient, and thoughtful. His skills are top notch and he problem solves anything to the max ability. I never met a mechanic this great. Any time you have a military veteran, you can be you're in good hands.

Robert

12 years of experience
76 reviews
Robert
12 years of experience
Nice, knowledge. Very convenient.

Anthony

16 years of experience
3 reviews
Anthony
16 years of experience
Friendly.knowledgeable impeccable service. Thanks 

Patrick

32 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
32 years of experience
I am extremely happy with Patrick and I hope that if I need a mechanic again, that I can request Patrick for any future repairs.

Jose

12 years of experience
55 reviews
Jose
12 years of experience
Very friendly and punctual. Knows what he is talking about. Appreciate Jose working on my car. I would recommend him to customers.

William

33 years of experience
69 reviews
William
33 years of experience
Seemed like he knew his stuff

Bradford

13 years of experience
68 reviews
Bradford
13 years of experience
Outstanding Mechanic

Jerome

34 years of experience
206 reviews
Jerome
34 years of experience
Excellent and professional service.

Anthony

10 years of experience
22 reviews
Anthony
10 years of experience
Anthony was Excellent! He was courteous and knowledgeable. Not only did he diagnose the issue quickly but he was able to pinpoint other things during his inspection that he recommended having looked into.

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