Radiator Repair in Maplewood, MN

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Fixing Radiator Hose Leaks

Vehicles on the side of the road with steam spilling out from under the hood probably aren’t one of our regular customers. TGK Automotive in Maplewood, MN makes it a habit to avoid such costly repairs and breakdowns. The cooling system’s thermostat is what keeps your engine at a reasonable and safe operating temperature. Your vehicle’s dashboard is the first place to look to monitor your engine’s temperature and avoid a radiator repair need. Continuing to driving while your vehicle is “in the red” can do extensive damages to the engine. Many drivers are forced to deal with a radiator repair need because they act too late. An overheating engine is a common malfunction and the radiator repair is the usual cure for an overheating engine. We encourage motorists to come to us for a complete diagnostic service. Do not try to self-diagnose your cooling system because there are many symptoms that can easily be misdiagnosed or be caused by other system malfunctions.

Coolant Refills & Radiator Hose Replacements

There are many performance issues associated with the cooling system. The radiator repair may or may not be necessary. Some of the more common service needs are radiator leaks. The radiator hoses or the radiator itself can spring a leak. Coolant is supposed to be flowing through the radiator hose to the engine. A hole in the radiator hose should not be a surprise especially if you haven’t given your cooling system the proper attention. This is a wear-and-tear item that will eventually need to be serviced or replaced. Be two steps ahead of your radiator repair need by replacing the hose periodically, whether it’s failing or not. Leaks in the radiator are more difficult to locate and fix. Our radiator repair experts are able to perform any necessary services to get you back on the road, whether you need a radiator replacement or a radiator repair. Leaks can be patched up by experienced technicians using state-of-the-are tools and equipment.

Schedule Your Radiator Repair With Us!

The radiator is the most important part of the vehicle’s cooling system. Its purpose is to dissipate the excess heat in the engine as it burns fuel. We can repair or replace the water pump as well. The water pump pushes coolant through the engine to regulate the temperature. Water will move through the radiator past the pump and back into the radiator again. There can be a variety of system malfunctions that our specialists can recognize, such as dirt and debris blockages that restrict the flow of air. These blockages can be caused by body damages from an accident. Give us a call today at 651-489-9455 to schedule your radiator repair service. You can save time by using our convenient online scheduling system right now. Next time you’re in the area–1728 Rice Street–feel free to stop by with any questions or concerns. We gladly accept all of our walk-in customers!