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How much does Pressure Test Radiator Cap cost in Springfield Gardens?

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

Pressure Test Radiator Cap pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2016 Nissan Frontier$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2009 GMC Sierra 3500 HD$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2016 Mini Cooper$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2014 Mini Cooper Countryman$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2009 Porsche Cayenne$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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William

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

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.

Darwin

23 years of experience
15 reviews
Darwin
23 years of experience
Darwin was an absolutely terrific mechanic. He was punctual, professional, friendly, and did the job as promised. And in good time, too. He first came to do an inspection for a coolant leak, and within the hour, he pinpointed the problem. Through the site, I requested him for the next day to do the recommended fixes. When he showed up, he detailed what he was going to do and how long it would take him. If anything unexpected popped up while he was working, he always made sure to notify me and make sure I was okay with how he would proceed. In terms of maintenance, he told me what I could fix next in the future, detailing exactly what I would need to prioritize. Incredibly professional and very friendly. I'll for sure be recommending him to anyone that is looking for a mechanic. Thanks, Darwin!

Jennifer

19 years of experience
71 reviews
Jennifer
19 years of experience
Great mechanic.

Jay

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

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.

Caz

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

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.

Alex

22 years of experience
112 reviews
Alex
22 years of experience

Johnny

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

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