Save money: Instantly compare Alfa Romeo Coolant Change prices in Swansea 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 vehicle registration number of your Alfa Romeo and your post code, compare prices, choose a garage in Swansea 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 your Alfa Romeo, call one of our experts today on 03304 004439.
Great service as always
"Chris and the team always provide great service, never doing any unnecessary work and getting the best price for any parts that may be needed. They have always managed to assist really quickly whenever my car has needed work."
"Friendly service and value for money"
"They do exactly what they say"
"Great service Helpful and reasonable price"
"Easy booking, price as agreed before leaving a car. Highly Recommended garage."
"Staff were friendly. Job was completed in a timely manner"
Great, reliable service
"Chris is a great mechanic- very honest, helpful and carries out great quality work!"
Overall very good
"Everything was fine except that the fitter failed to put a protective mat over the mat on drivers side so I now have big greasy boot prints on my nice grey mats. Also big greasy hand print on OSF wing where someone had leant on it. Finishing touches. Overall would recommend and will be using again for all my cars. Rather go to a nice small private garage with dealership background fitters/owner than incompetent scam artists like fit quick and halfrauds."
"Won't trust any one else with my cars great service from Reg and his team."
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.
The makers of the Italian Alfa Romeo began getting involved in car racing in 1911, but things didn’t start ramping up for them until they switched to mass-producing small vehicles rather than hand-building luxury models after the end of the second World War. Over the years they’ve competed successfully in many different varieties of motorsport, from Grand Prix motor racing to Formula One, sportscar racing, rallies, and touring car racing, but they're still known for their beautiful cars above all else.
When it comes down to it, modern Alfa Romeos are as reliable as just as cars from any other major manufacturers, but are frequently flashier looking! The MiTo and Giulietta add a bit of Italian charm to the supermini and family hatchback models respectively due to their smart styling and unique interiors. And on top of that, both are available as sporty ‘QV’ models in true Alfa Romeo tradition. Of course, you’ve got the lightweight Alfa Romeo 4C if you’re looking for a Italian sportscar to play around with.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Swansea 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