Save money: Instantly compare Coolant Change prices in Ipswich to find the best deal.
Save time: Find and book the best Coolant Change deal quickly and easily with our online booking tool. No upfront registration required!
Quick and easy: Simply enter the registration number of your car and your post code, compare prices, choose a local garage in Ipswich and book your Coolant Change.
No payment required: You won’t pay a penny until all of the work is complete.
Speak to an expert mechanic: If you need to speak to a mechanic about Coolant Change, call one of our experts today on 03304 004439.
Always Great Service
"Had 2 MOT’s and new tyres done by the team and it’s always friendly excellent service, even when booked the day before nothing is to much trubke, thanks Team!"
Great friendly service
"The staff are so friendly and keep you informed about the progress of the on going work. I would fully recommend them to you."
Service as needed
"The staff were very helpful and kept us informed at all timed"
"Excellent work done"
Prompt friendly service.
"Collected OK - fast turnaround. Good deal and no nasty surprises!"
"Good quality work and good prices with excellent service staff who accommodated me throughout."
"Good service, left my car at 09:00, pick it at 13... paid 12 pounds to rent a car, worked fine..."
"Really happy with service provided by Linda and staff at C.A.T.S. Kept informed all the way through - have used before and would use again - high recommendation - thank you ."
"I was very happy with the service I received"
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.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Ipswich or further afield, think about road user etiquette. Showing respect for other road users makes driving more pleasant for you and safer for everyone. For example, if you have to make a last minute change of lane, make your request to change clear to the driver who will need to let you in - and signal your thanks if they do. Be ready to abandon the change of lane if they won’t play ball - your safety (and that of other drivers and pedestrians) is more important than getting to your destination in the shortest time possible. When the position is reversed and a driver asks your permission to change lanes, allow them to as long as it is safe. If you get frustrated, avoid using your horn - it won’t improve matters and might make them considerably worse.
Find a garage
Browse from hundreds of trusted garages in your local area, with honest user-submitted reviews.
Get a fixed price quote
Choose what work you want done and when, with up to date availability and a fixed price
Book online 24/7, with no payment requred, and receive immediate confirmation by email