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Faultless!! Very honest
"Very honest with mot and work needrd. Price was extreamally good compared to pervious garage"
"Happy with service"
"Always happy with the quality and service which is why I don't go anywhere else."
"I have been using Exeter St Garage for about 4 years now and they always treat me well and they have taken care of my vehicles as well as anyone could hope. They're polite and keep me apprised of any unexpected costs before embarking on the work. I recommend Exeter Street Garage without hesitation."
"Superb door to door service! Couldn’t be happier"
"excellent service and good advice on vehicle"
"Honest, friendly and excellent value"
"Arrived 30 minutes later Mot completed, great service"
"Work wasn’t able to be done, would have preferred to be contacted and told this instead of arriving back after an hour to be told the work wasn’t done. Understood that the garage was busy so this was probably why I wasn’t contacted. Not charged which was a fair service."
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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