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Do you need a cooling system check?

A fully functional radiator and cooling system is essential in preventing overheating, which can cause expensive breakdowns and may result in serious engine damage. Modern engines also operate more efficiently within specific temperature ranges.

Car engine cooling system failures rank among the top three causes of roadside breakdowns in Australia, with radiator failures accounting for a large percentage of these. Not all cooling system failures are explosive in nature; in most cases it's a slow process that may start with you noticing puddles under the car or having to top off the coolant level regularly. These are often signs your radiator may be leaking.

The temperature gauge may indicate a high coolant temperature in slow traffic but returns to normal during high speed driving. In some cases, you may notice a sweetish, “hot water” smell coming from the engine, or even notice actual steam coming from under the bonnet. All these symptoms are serious and should not be ignored.

All Repco Authorised Service centres employ highly trained technicians who are qualified to spot and correct problems which not only affect radiators, but all parts and components of modern engine cooling systems.

When you have your cooling system inspected at a Repco Authorised Service centre, you gain the peace of mind that comes with knowing your vehicle's cooling system is up to the task of keeping your engine running at optimal temperatures.

De Jonge Mechanical in Albany can perform a range of radiator repairs on most vehicles, including:

  • Radiator Replacement
  • Radiator Repair
  • Radiator Flush/Coolant Flush
  • Radiator Cap Replacement
  • Coolant Replacement
  • Cooling System Check
  • Cooling System Service
  • Thermostat Replacement
  • Water Pump Replacement
  • Radiator Hose Replacement

As a Repco Authorised Service centre, De Jonge Mechanical are fully qualified to service your new car and protect your new car warranty. You'll enjoy the friendly service you expect from a local and trusted independent service centre, combined with the reassurance of the nationwide warranty backing provided by Repco Authorised Service.

Book in your car for a radiator repair or replacement or contact us for a quote today.

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