Radiator Repair and Services in Alma and Mount Pleasant, MI
When driving your vehicle, there are parts of your engine which create friction and that same friction generates heat. It can be quite a challenge to keep up with the maintenance of your vehicles cooling system. However, the friendly and professional team of certified mechanics at Alma Tire Service specialize in various auto repair services, including radiator repair and radiator flushing to keep your vehicle in good condition.
The cooling system of your car is what keeps it from having a meltdown. All of the components in the cooling system unite in order to complete one important goal, which is moving coolant around your engine so that it can absorb and dissipate heat. The main purpose of the cooling system is to reduce the temperature in order to help all other parts of the engine work properly.
A standard cooling system is made up of the following components:
• Thermostat and housing
• Thermo-time switch
• Water pump
• Electric cooling fan
• Radiator and hoses
When our mechanics perform radiator repair and radiator flush, they will inspect:
• The vehicles fluid level
• Signs of corrosion and oxidation
• If all parts, including the thermostat and fans, are working properly
• Belts and hoses for signs of fractures or leaks
• Fluids or deposits which might show indications of leaks or damages
During the colder winter months, it is important that you have appropriate levels of antifreeze in your vehicle, in order to prevent the liquid coolants and other liquids in your engine from freezing.
After a certain amount of time, the cooling system of your car will accumulate rust and mineral deposits which limit the flow of coolant. This is a sign that you're in need of a radiator flush. If you want your vehicle to stay effectively cooled and to work for as many years as possible, we recommend that you schedule regular vehicle inspections with our certified technicians. If you wish your car's cooling system to work properly, you are advised to bear the following in mind:
If you don't maintain your car's cooling system, this could result in serious damage or even complete engine failure.
During every oil change, it is advisable to have your coolant levels inspected as well.
Your coolant system and antifreeze have to be flushed at least every 2 years or every 30,000 to 50,000 miles
Schedule your next radiator repair and radiator flush with Alma Tire Service and our certified technicians will assist you in keeping your car running for a long time.
Give us a call today or visit us at 1210 East Superior St., Alma, MI, 48801 to schedule an appointment in Alma! For Mount Pleasant, please feel free to contact us by phone or visit us at 120 South Fancher St., Mount Pleasant, MI, 48858 to schedule an appointment!