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How much does Car Radiator Replacement cost in Plano?

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

Car Labor Cost Parts Cost Estimate Average Dealer Price Savings
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee $210.00 $233.46 $443 $555.96 20%
2002 Honda Civic $126.00 $182.07 $308 $375.57 17%
2010 Ford Fusion $154.00 $202.47 $356 $438.97 18%
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 $77.00 $203.68 $281 $321.93 12%
2004 Volkswagen Jetta $196.00 $146.30 $342 $447.30 23%
2007 Cadillac DTS $210.00 $304.00 $514 $626.50 17%
2012 BMW 335is $119.00 $300.82 $420 $483.57 13%
2007 Cadillac STS $210.00 $542.98 $753 $865.48 12%
2007 Porsche Boxster $350.00 $301.82 $652 $839.32 22%
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Travis

8 years of experience
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Travis
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He's my go to guy from now on for all 3 cars!
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Donald

5 years of experience
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Donald was prompt, professional, courteous, and gave me excellent maintenance advice on services to perform in the future on my car.
2011 SCION TC - CAR RADIATOR REPLACEMENT - PLANO, TX

Alex

12 years of experience
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12 years of experience
I did my Brake Rotors/PAD Replacement, he is very patient and does the good work. But he has to come with the good tools, bcoz my rotors were rusted, he has to go and get tools from outside twice, it wasted time for both of us. i would recommend Alex for the next service.
2003 HONDA ACCORD - CAR RADIATOR REPLACEMENT - PLANO, TX


Car Radiator Replacement Service

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.

Radiator

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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