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"Very happy, affordable service. Picked car up and delivered back quicker than expected."
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"Thank youWe have been coming to this garage to have our old MX5 MOT’d for a few years now. Always so helpful. Thank you for waiting for my hubby when he was late for appointment due to me!"
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"BKT are a great local garage providing service with a smile. They look after my cars and always respond when there is a problem."
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"Always extremely helpful even at short notice, would certainly recommend and prices very competitive."
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"Always great service, helpful with MOT’s and always willing to discuss any faults"
"Very good experience with this garage and would use again in the future."
"Really swift work and some great advice offered going forward! Will definitely book in for next year!"
"This is my second year using The Pitstop for my MOT and service and once again the service was brilliant, these guys really go above and beyond. The value for money is outstanding, the work completed very quickly and the staff are all really helpful and friendly! Definitely recommend, especially to any single ladies that worry about being taken advantage of by not knowing about cars, these guys are the best!"
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.
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