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How much does Pressure Test Radiator Cap cost in Millersville?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Millersville. Our mechanics in Millersville 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 Millersville.

Pressure Test Radiator Cap pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2006 Mercury Mountaineer$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2013 Lexus IS350$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2011 Jaguar XF$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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Tinashe

13 years of experience
614 reviews
Tinashe
13 years of experience
Fast & Efficient

Jay

37 years of experience
953 reviews
Jay
37 years of experience
Quick ,fast ,professional !Reliable,Knowledgeable! Friendly!Awesome!

Anthony

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

Robert

12 years of experience
76 reviews
Robert
12 years of experience
From the beginning, I knew just from looking at Robert, that he would exceed expectations and I was not wrong! My suspension diagnostic revealed stripped wheel barrings. It was the source of my driving problems including knocking noises. Thank you Robert for your thorough and patient diagnostic and recommendations to the problems. I recommend knowledgeable, professional Robert for your vehicle needs and will be doing by my word also.

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.

Trevor

22 years of experience
185 reviews
Trevor
22 years of experience
Trevor in Oceanside, CA is excellent. Correctly diagnosed my car’s problems, provided me with a fair quote for only what was needed (no scamming/upselling/etc), then came back a couple days later for a follow up to complete the repairs. Arrived on time, quickly fixed what was wrong, and my car is running perfectly after paying for repairs that cost only a fraction of what I was expecting. Would definitely recommend.

Chuck

45 years of experience
22 reviews
Chuck
45 years of experience
Chuck was friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. He came with all his tools explained the job and answered my questions. I would highly recommend him.

Johnny

33 years of experience
267 reviews
Johnny
33 years of experience
Friendly, professional. Got the repair done quickly.

Andrew

11 years of experience
849 reviews
Andrew
11 years of experience
Andy did a great job. Was prompt and actually called and offered to come earlier which I appreciated. I had my car diagnosed at Burnett Automotive but their quote was very expensive Andy quickly diagnosed the problem which was NOT what Burnett said it would be. Andy saved me unnecessary work on my car. I will definitely use Andy and yourmechanic.com in the future!

Caz

17 years of experience
107 reviews
Caz
17 years of experience
Very knowledgeable

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