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Continued good service
"Always friendly, always reliable."
"Happy with work , although expensive"
"Friendly approachable staff. Even brought the car round to the front and offered to help put the buggy in the car."
"Fine, did the work and gave me the information I needed."
Polite and Competent
"No drama. Can wait for vehicle and observe it being tested (if you want to). Always polite and helpful. Didn't want to rate 'informed during repairs' as none done, but you have to rate to progress review so gave 1 star (but not applicable)"
"Booked last minute, work completed whilst I was at work. Car was collected, warning lights sorted, new part fitted and came home to a fully serviced car that I could use that evening. Kept me informed."
"Very happy with the service"
Friendly and efficient
"Very happy with all communications, received full report of checks done on vehicle "
"I've been going there for 3 years, based on my Dads recommendation. Staff are always lovely and helpful. When I need work done they always show me exactly what they're doing or why something needed doing. Will always go back."
Friendly and approachable
"I've used MTS a few times now and I really like the good old fashioned way in which you can talk through any issues with Keith the owner."
Honest & great service
"Have used for 8 years now. Always good service"
"It did take a long time, because it wasn’t what they initially thought. However, Keith and team did finally solve my problem and fixed the car. Always find Keith and team very helpful."
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.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Poole 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.
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