Tag Archives | coolant leak

How often should I check the fluids in my car?

It doesn’t hurt to check your fluids every time you’re getting fuel. Does it need wiper fluid? Maybe it’s low on oil??  Hopefully it’s not low on Coolant…or Transmission Fluid.  These are just some of the fluids that we check each and every time a customer comes into our shop.  If you don’t know how to check these fluids just let us know and we will show you how.  We only see your vehicle 2-3 times a year, it’s always good to know how to check them yourself, as leaks can happen, due to a worn gasket, or a hole in a hose.  Things happen over time, and you want to know what is going on with your vehicle when it happens, so that you can avoid more costly repairs.

How much does it cost to repair a coolant leak?

Is your vehicle leaking coolant?  Are you wondering how much it is going to cost to repair it?  Well, that is a great question.  There are numerous things that could be causing this leak.  It could be a loose hose, or a leaking hose.  Your radiator could have sprung a leak.  It could be as simple as a loose connection.  If your vehicle is leaking coolant it is best to get it check out as soon as possible, repair a leak, is going to be a lot less expensive than the repair would be if you overheat your vehicle.  Give us a call, and we will get you in as soon as possible.  One of our mechanics will inspect and test your cooling system to pinpoint this issue.  We will then let you know what the repair is going to cost, get the parts, and repair the leak.  We will have you back on the road in no time.