About Radiator Replacement
What does the radiator do? The radiator plays a critical role in the overall operation of the engine. It keeps the engine from overheating. Coolant is circulated through the radiator to the engine where it absorbs the heat and then is returned to the radiator. The radiator cooling fans blow cool air over the radiator to lower the temperature of the coolant then it is returned through the engine to absorb more heat. The radiator has two tanks that are connected by brass tubes. These tanks are usually plastic and itäóťs common for it to crack over time causing fluid to leak. Engine overheating can cause serious engine damage. How do you know you need your radiator replaced? Radiator is leaking Engine is overheating How is the radiator replaced by a mobile mechanic? The cooling system is pressure tested The radiator is inspected for leaks Remove and replace the radiator Coolant system is filled with fresh coolant System is bled and tested How important is having your radiator replaced? With a radiator that is operating properly, the coolant wonäóťt be able to get cooled and the engine will overheat.