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"The guys booked me in with very little notice, sorted the MOT issues & got me my car back ready for the school run!!! Friendly, helpful & informative.. Couldn't ask for more. Thanks guys."
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"Excellent communication after a minor fault. Very helpful."
"Friendly staff, great service and good advice about another problem that I needed to be aware of."
"No issues, all done as said."
"They made everything very simple. I was able to drop my car off the night before and pick it up the next evening. They called me to tell me when everything was done and if anything needed to be done. I called up to ask if I could pay over the phone and they were very helpful. Overall excellent service and I would definitely use this garage again."
Coolant is a specially-formulated chemical liquid, commonly known as antifreeze, that circulates through a car’s engine. It removes excess heat from a car’s engine by passing it through the car’s radiator. Furthermore, the solution contains inhibitors that protect the metal, plastic and rubber in the cooling system from corrosion. And, as the name antifreeze suggests, it also doesn’t freeze up in bitterly cold conditions, so it plays an important role in a car all year long.
Coolant levels should be checked frequently, at least every 3-6 months. Low coolant can cause overheating, which would have serious implications for other components on the car. Even though coolant can leak and evaporate over time, in many cars it often looks as though the coolant never needs changing because its level seems to stay the same. However, draining and flushing the coolant system, including the radiator, at least once a year is important. Flushing pushes out all the old coolant, debris from corrosion and scale. If left in the engine, it may become clogged up, potentially causing extensive damage.
Before a mechanic drains the cooling system, he might add coolant cleaner to the coolant and then start the engine, depending on what the manufacturer specifies. After the car has run for a while, he would turn it off and drain it. He would then add water to flush it and drain it again, twice, before finally putting in the fresh coolant.
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