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"Very helpful and friendly. I have been using this garage for many years and very pleased with the excellent service."
"Full service was done in a few hours. I was kindly reminded about the appointment. I was informed when the car was ready to collect. Very nice staff, everything as it should be."
"Service advisor was brilliant at his job. Advised on Work that could be done in the near future but wasn’t pushy. Customer service and contact before and throughout the process was great too. I Recommend imperial !"
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Friendly and honest
"Put my '96 Volvo 850 in for its MOT and while I knew there would be some repairs to get it roadworthy the final bill was not something I could justify for an old banger. I wasn't pressured to take the work (which has been my experience in other places) and they were really friendly and approachable. Would take my next car there!"
"Excellent garage, great communication and very reasonable prices"
"I always feel Kinleys do a good job when my car goes in for a mot or service"
"I opted for the full service together with the MoT as my car is now 10 years old. Staff were helpful and explained everything up front from initial booking to collection of the car. I cannot fault the work, the car runs well now and I think it was good value for money."
"Always happy with MOT service here, this time needed some urgent repairs that I decided not to do myself. Car was repaired next day and given its certificate for another year can't fault thanks"
"Very happy with the work carried out"
A car radiator disperses heat away from the main engine block. A car engine works by burning fuel (whether petrol or diesel), and this generates a considerable amount of heat. In addition, a car engine has many moving parts; this movement creates friction, which in turn adds to the heat.
Because a car engine must remain not too hot in order to avoid overheating and seizure, when it reaches a certain temperature the thermostat opens to allow the flow of coolant and water around the engine and back to the radiator, where it loses heat to the cooler surrounding air. The front grill of the car allows outside air to blow over the radiator. If the radiator gets too hot, for example on a very hot day, or when the car is stationary, a fan behind the radiator starts, helping to blow air over it.
The most common reason for needing a car radiator repair is a leak. There are many seals, gaskets and hoses in the cooling system that can deteriorate or get a hole in them. Furthermore, every radiator needs to be properly maintained and the coolant must be kept topped up. Your garage should provide coolant changes at the same time as your annual service.
It’s also a good idea to check your car’s coolant level regularly. If it seems to be dropping a lot, then you may have a leak in the cooling system.
Straight out of the Swedish city of Gothenberg, Volvo has become well-known for pushing out safe, reliable cars, making them one of the vehicles of choice for families around the globe. Initially made all the way back in 1924 to withstand the rigours of Sweden’s rough roads and cold temperatures, you could say they’ve come a long way!
The current Volvo range focusses mainly on traditional vehicle platforms, including hatchbacks, saloons, SUVs and estate cars. The ‘XC’ models cater to drivers who regularly get their cars a bit muddy and dirty off-road, while the ‘Cross Country’ versions are available for people going for a more traditional combination of on and off-road ability
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