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Top off coolant for 1990 Plymouth Acclaim V6-3.0LYourMechanic Price$86.20Shop/Dealer Price$104.78 - $127.82
Top off coolant for 1981 Volvo 265 V6-2.8LYourMechanic Price$89.09Shop/Dealer Price$108.45 - $133.71
Top off coolant for 1972 GMC Jimmy V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$85.90Shop/Dealer Price$104.42 - $127.26
Top off coolant for 2014 Jaguar XKR V8-5.0L TurboYourMechanic Price$82.72Shop/Dealer Price$122.31 - $159.16
Top off coolant for 1967 GMC K15/K1500 Pickup V8-5.3LYourMechanic Price$86.20Shop/Dealer Price$104.79 - $127.84
Top off coolant for 1968 GMC K25/K2500 Pickup V8-5.4LYourMechanic Price$86.20Shop/Dealer Price$104.77 - $127.81
Top off coolant for 2015 Ram ProMaster 2500 V6-3.6LYourMechanic Price$89.54Shop/Dealer Price$109.03 - $134.64
Top off coolant for 2009 Mercedes-Benz ML550 V8-5.5LYourMechanic Price$82.72Shop/Dealer Price$111.43 - $140.11
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Top off coolant Service & Cost

What is topping off the coolant all about?

A car’s coolant is an important part of the vehicle’s operating system. Not only does it absorb the 62-percent of lost energy in a typical gas engine, it also maintains an optimal temperature for fuel efficiency and emissions control. Of course, it also supplies much-needed warmth via the heater and defrosting systems.

It’s worthwhile having a mechanic check the coolant level in your car on a routine basis, simply to prevent any problems that might occur down the road. This is something that should only be done when the engine is cool, as the coolant mix reaches very high temperatures, and is under pressure when hot, so it can spray out of the radiator and cause severe burns. We recommend leaving this to our professional mechanics.

Keep in mind:

  • The installation of an overflow bottle (customary in the automotive industry) should help coolant levels stay normal.
  • Coolant is a mixture of water and anti-freeze in a specified ratio.
  • Many motorists completely ignore their car’s cooling system until there’s a problem.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle engine is allowed to cool till coolant can be checked for safety
  • The radiator cap is removed and fluid level is checked
  • The coolant is filled with 50/50 coolant mix to the fill level
  • The radiator cap is reinstalled
  • The engine is run till fully warm and checked for leaks

Our recommendation:

If you are finding cause to have the radiator coolant level checked frequently, have one of our mechanics check your car for an underlying cooling system issue.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need to top off the coolant?

  • Car overheats
  • Car ejects coolant onto the ground

How important is this service?

Since overheating can damage important parts of the car’s engine, such as the cylinder head, which can warp and require removal and “skimming,” it’s worthwhile having one of our mechanics check your car's fluid levels at every routine maintenance service.

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Grzegorz
36 years of experience
2007 TOYOTA PRIUS - TOP OFF COOLANT
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Theodore
11 years of experience
Theodore worked on my car a couple months back. I scheduled something else (I thought I knew what was wrong with it), and when he got to my place instead of just taking my money, he advised me to get it inspected which I did. Come to find out I was wrong, and he fixed the issue and saved me money. That's when I became a long time customer. As long as Theodore is around I will continue to get all my services through Your Mechanic.
1997 BUICK CENTURY - TOP OFF COOLANT
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Ejnar
24 years of experience
Ejnar was an efficient mechanic who did his job. Answered all my questions. Will like to use him again.
1998 FORD ESCORT - OIL/FLUID LEAK INSPECTION
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Tyler
11 years of experience
Great service and cannot beat the convienience and price! 2nd time using this and will continue moving forward. Thanks again!
2009 MAZDA 6 - BRAKE ROTOR/DISC REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Top off coolant for 1990 Plymouth Acclaim V6-3.0LYourMechanic Price$86.20Shop/Dealer Price$104.78 - $127.82
Top off coolant for 1981 Volvo 265 V6-2.8LYourMechanic Price$89.09Shop/Dealer Price$108.45 - $133.71
Top off coolant for 1972 GMC Jimmy V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$85.90Shop/Dealer Price$104.42 - $127.26
Top off coolant for 2014 Jaguar XKR V8-5.0L TurboYourMechanic Price$82.72Shop/Dealer Price$122.31 - $159.16
Top off coolant for 1967 GMC K15/K1500 Pickup V8-5.3LYourMechanic Price$86.20Shop/Dealer Price$104.79 - $127.84
Top off coolant for 1968 GMC K25/K2500 Pickup V8-5.4LYourMechanic Price$86.20Shop/Dealer Price$104.77 - $127.81
Top off coolant for 2015 Ram ProMaster 2500 V6-3.6LYourMechanic Price$89.54Shop/Dealer Price$109.03 - $134.64
Top off coolant for 2009 Mercedes-Benz ML550 V8-5.5LYourMechanic Price$82.72Shop/Dealer Price$111.43 - $140.11
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