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Radiator Repair and Inspection

The radiator in your car keeps your engine cool, it plays a crucial role in the safety and function of your vehicle, and it's essential to keep an eye on it.

If you believe you need radiator repair or inspection services, J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. is very happy to work with you. Our auto repair experts have been working in the industry for years, and we have what it takes to provide you with the assistance you need and solutions you can trust.

To learn more about radiator repair or to schedule a consultation with our experts, dial (770) 622-9242.

Your Local Radiator Repair Specialists

When your radiator needs repair, we’re the team to call. With years of experience and dedication to our craft, we’ve set ourselves apart as the area’s premier radiator repair shop. Our expertise and quality control ensure a hardwearing, long-lasting repair that’ll keep your radiator in good working condition for years to come. No problem is too big—or too small—for our team to tackle.

As a full-service auto shop, we provide a complete range of radiator repair services. Our investigative skill and state-of-the-art inspection process ensure a complete diagnostic assessment to get to the bottom of your radiator’s problem. And from there, our experienced team of mechanics will make quick work of the job to get you back on the road in record time. Whatever the problem with your radiator, you can count on us to find a solution.

We can help with:

  • Leaks
  • Fluid build-up
  • Rusty radiator
  • Coolant flushes
  • Trapped air removal
  • Obstructions and build-ups
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Water pumps and thermostats
  • Overheating
  • …and more

To schedule an inspection, or to learn more about our many radiator repair services, don’t hesitate to contact us today. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have before booking you in for an appointment.

Top-Quality Radiator Repairs

Our services are defined by quality—and radiator repair is no exception. Combining years of experience with an unrivaled understanding of automotive radiator systems, our team provides timely and reliable repairs you can count on. We work with care and the utmost diligence, ensuring a complete repair on every job we undertake.

As a client, you can expect:

  • Fast turnarounds
  • Complete diagnostic assessments
  • Upfront quotes
  • Competitive rates
  • Friendly, courteous service
  • Extended warranties
  • Satisfaction guaranteed

Understanding the Importance of Radiator Repair

The radiator in your vehicle is the central part of the car's cooling system. It is in charge of regulating the vehicle's temperature and preventing it from overheating. If your car is overheating, it could experience significant damage that will be costly to repair, so it's best to address any problems without delay.

Most radiator issues are easy to fix, but radiators that are past the point of function can be extremely expensive to replace. If you have any concerns about your vehicle's cooling system, be sure to reach our auto experts at your earliest convenience.

When to Call for Radiator Inspection?

To ensure that your vehicle is running in tip-top shape, it's essential to understand when things are going wrong, and J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. can help with this. We recommend getting in touch with us if you experience any of the following.


Perhaps the most obvious sign of a failing radiator is an overheating vehicle. If you notice smoke or that your engine does not cool down, it may be time to book an inspection.


Another sign of a faulty radiator is leaking coolant coming from your vehicle. Coolant is usually bright yellow, green, or red in color and is easy to spot if it begins pooling beneath your car.


If the coolant used in your vehicle is not the usual yellow, green or red, you may be facing a build-up of a contaminant that can greatly impact the performance of your radiator.

Constant Refills

If you are having to refill your coolant at a higher rate than usual, you are likely experiencing a leak that needs to be addressed by a trusted mechanic – reach our team to get started!

Detail-Oriented Radiator Inspection

When delivering your radiator inspections, our team wants to assure you that we never overlook the details. We will take the time to thoroughly inspect your car and determine what is causing the problem to occur and how to solve the issue in the long term.

The last thing you want when dealing with an auto issue is to have the same problem reoccur weeks or months down the road. Our team will strive to provide you with lasting solutions you can count on so you can enjoy a well-functioning radiator into the future.

When inspecting your radiator, we will also keep an eye out for related problems that could be causing your vehicle to falter too.

Reach Our Auto Experts!

J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. is proud to be your one-stop shop for auto repairs and inspections. Our team specializes in a variety of services and is happy to work on your radiator at any time. We offer flexible scheduling options, fast turnarounds, affordable pricing, and more!

We invite you to call our experts or stop by the shop the moment you suspect an issue with the radiator in your vehicle. Dial (770) 622-9242 to reach our team directly. 

We look forward to working with you!

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Understanding the Importance of Safe Radiator Function  

The radiator in your vehicle is responsible for keeping your engine cool. Its fan works to ventilate excess heat and mitigate the risk of damage. The radiator is just one part of your vehicle’s cooling system, which also includes a liquid coolant and a thermostat to regulate the temperature. 

Keeping your engine ventilated is extremely important to the overall safety of your driving experience. An overheated vehicle could damage your pistons, cause the head gasket to blow, and do irreparable damage to your engine overall. 

Addressing issues before they worsen could save you thousands of dollars in repairs and prevent you from having to replace your vehicle prematurely. 

Identifying Issues with Your Radiator 

Understanding when your radiator is experiencing problems is crucial to having them solved. If you experience any of the following, your radiator could be damaged, and we encourage you to reach our experts as soon as possible:

  • Your coolant levels are low
  • Your vehicle is leaking coolant
  • The hood of your car is smoking
  • You notice smudge build up on your radiator
  • You have issues shifting gears
  • Your passenger heater is not functioning correctly

Book Routine Radiator Inspections 

The very best way to ensure that your radiator stays in good shape is to have it inspected on a regular or semi-regular basis. Our team is happy to provide inspection services at any time. We can quickly identify underlying issues and assess the overall health of your vehicle to help you ensure the safety of your driving experience. 

We know that many of our clients lead busy lives, and we offer flexible scheduling options and fast turnarounds too! Contact us for more information. 

Enjoy Great Rates on Radiator Care and More 

You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg getting your radiator serviced – not with J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. anyway. We are proud to offer our valued clients some of the best rates on radiator servicing in the local area. We look forward to providing you with pricing you can afford without sacrificing quality. 

Get Service and Advice from the Area’s Best Auto Mechanics 

In addition to offering a range of auto repair services, including radiator services, our mechanics can also provide you with advice on how to care for your vehicle and keep it in great shape. We are very passionate about providing our experts with valuable advice and support, and we look forward to developing a great working relationship with you. 

Reach Our Radiator Specialists for Maintenance and Repair

We all rely on our vehicle’s radiator to keep our vehicle from overheating. While your radiator might let you down from time to time, the auto mechanics at J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. never will.

Specializing in radiator repairs, in-depth inspections, and countless other services, we are the auto mechanics that restore vehicles to their former glory. With us overseeing the repairs, you’ll be able to return to the road without having to worry about what’s going on under the hood.

To schedule your radiator inspection or repairs, pick up the phone and dial (770) 622-9242 at your convenience.

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Get Ready for Real Repairs

The radiator in your vehicle keeps the engine cool and safeguards it against overheating. In addition, components in the cooling system of your vehicle eventually build up deposits that require a radiator flush to keep your engine running smoothly. In simpler terms, without a functional car radiator your engine would overheat and create some serious damage to all the inner mechanics in your vehicle, it would also be deemed a safety hazard because of potential leaks.

If you want to safeguard your car’s radiator with an inspection or are in need of some repairs, we’re the company for you! J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. only hires the most skilled and reliable workers, who do their best to provide you with impeccable customer care and quality services. We’ll make sure your car radiator is working at full capacity and is in tip top shape! You won’t need to worry about road trouble when you use us for your automobile requirements. With our competitive pricing, and friendly informed team, you’ll be glad you chose us as your mechanical automobile provider.

Would you like to learn more about our radiator repair services? Stop by our shop or call us at your convenience.

Protect Your Vehicle from Overheating

J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. radiator repair specialists will verify whether your cooling system is adequate enough to ensure protection against overheating or freezing when you visit us for an inspection or maintenance check. Whether the outdoor temperature is hot or cool, your radiator adjusts the fluid temperature automatically to keep your engine stabilized. Don’t wait until your car overheats and you are stuck at the side of the road. Have your radiator fluid levels and its other components checked regularly as part of a preventative maintenance program.

Dangers of Radiator Leaks

Everyone seems to assume that engine and brake complications are the most dangerous and cause the majority of accidents. This isn’t necessarily true. An automobile radiator leak is extremely hazardous and toxic. The moment you notice a red or green fluid seeping from your car, it is unsafe to drive. A coolant puddle is highly toxic for both the people and the environment. So make sure your pets or kids are not anywhere need the vicinity. The best thing to do would be to call in a mechanic to take a look at the vehicle and see if a full replacement is necessary of if repairs can solve the problem.

A Complete Range of Radiator Services

When it comes to keeping your radiator in check, we’re the auto shop you can trust. We’re a full-service auto shop specializing in radiator repair, making us the go-to choice for all your radiator-related needs. Whether your radiator’s been acting up or needs a tune-up, we have you covered with a complete range of repair and maintenance services. Keep your radiator in excellent working condition, and enjoy top-quality service from the area’s leading radiator mechanic.

Our experienced and trained technicians inspect and repair the coolant system in the radiator of your vehicle and offer other preventative maintenance services including:

  • Radiator leak check
  • Radiator ‘flush’
  • Engine block test
  • Radiator water pump and belt inspection
  • Pressure test
  • Fluid level check
  • Thermostat replacement
  • Radiator hose inspection
  • Cooling fan and thermostat inspection

We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about our many radiator repair and maintenance services. To learn more, don’t hesitate to contact us today for a no-obligation assessment.

Radiator Flush

The coolant in your radiator should be flushed and replaced every two years. Enlist J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. to provide professional radiator flushes that optimize your radiator’s performance and prevent down-the-road issues. Using premium-grade radiator fluids, our radiator flushes help protect your radiator from wear and tear, lengthen its lifespan, and improve its overall performance. Whatever vehicle you drive, look to us for prompt, professional radiator flushes that add performance and durability to your vehicle.

Benefits of our radiator flushes:

  • Removes rust and scale
  • Gets rid of contaminants
  • Improves water pump lubrication
  • Prevents urgent and potential repair issues
  • Protects against the formation of rust

Ask a J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. technician about longer lasting products for maximum performance. We invite you to visit our auto shop for a free radiator repair estimate and to check for leaks, or damage to gaskets and hoses.

In-Depth Inspections of Your Automotive Radiator

When you bring your vehicle to our automotive shop, you are always guaranteed an accurate report on the state of your vehicle. If you believe you are having trouble with your coolant system, rest assured that our team of mechanics will use their vast knowledge and advanced diagnostics equipment to locate the source of the problem. If we can't reliably diagnose your issue, you will not be charged—it's as simple as that.

Signs That You Need Auto Radiator Repair

We are in the business of repairing vehicles and serving clients. When you bring your vehicle to us, you get a chance to see exactly how we fulfill those two missions. We will answer any questions you might have, address all your concerns, and more.

We will take time to carefully explain our approach to radiator repair and all the ways you can identify radiator troubles in the future. With this information, you’ll know when minor problems arise, saving yourself from having to deal with major troubles at more inconvenient times.

Your radiator plays a vital role in preventing your vehicle from overheating, and problems that go unresolved could lead to extensive damage to your engine or transmission system. Keeping that in mind, there are a few warning signs of a broken radiator that you should watch out for. If you notice any of the following, we recommend taking your vehicle in as soon as possible for a thorough diagnostics test:

  • Your engine is overheating
  • Coolant leaks
  • Trouble with shifting
  • Fluid discoloration
  • Blocked or damaged exterior fins
  • Cabin heater is not functioning
  • Sludge in your radiator

Long-Lasting Repairs for Your Car Radiator

When motorists want auto repairs that stand the test of time, our shop is the one they come to. We make sure those exterior fins get the repairs they need, we make sure the cabin heater operates properly, and everything in between. We will even clean the radiator of any debris that leads to peculiar smells and blockages.

When you bring your vehicle to our experts, you are always guaranteed authoritative repairs. Once we find the source of your radiator leaks or malfunction, we will use our comprehensive knowledge, quality tools, and premium replacement parts to provide you with dependable repairs. When we give your vehicle our stamp of approval, you can feel confident that you will get many more miles of perfect performance.

Cost-Effective Radiator Repairs

Our approach to repairs and inspections saves you money in more ways than one. To begin, there are our great rates. At our shop, you will never find yourself paying more than necessary for repairs—no matter the extent of the job. Motorists agree that every dollar is well-spent when they visit our shop. From the labor costs to the prices of replacement parts, we always keep our customers in mind.

Long-Term Savings in Store

We make sure you reap the benefits of our services for quite some time. The quality of our repairs and the thoroughness of our inspections ensure that your radiator will continue to thrive, saving you untold dollars on future repairs.

Providing our services at honest and affordable rates is very important to us here at J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc., which is why we take a lot of pride in our pricing. Hidden fees and inflated rates have no place in our business model, so you can always be confident knowing exactly where your money is going. If you would like to request a written estimate, don't hesitate to contact us for more information.

Taking the Sensible Route

There are times when the cost-effective solution requires more than just a minor repair. Sometimes the best approach is to replace your radiator or vital components. Rest assured, we will never resort to radiator repairs when a replacement promises greater long-term benefits to you. That is our promise. Likewise, we won’t recommend a replacement if a repair can solve the problem. At our shop, your best interest is our best interest. You can always depend on us for reliable advice.

Efficient Radiator Repair Service

Motorists want long-lasting and affordable repairs—but that’s not all they want. They also want minimal delays on services and fast turnarounds. Time and time again, that is exactly the sort of service we provide our clients. When we set a deadline for your repairs, we stick to it.

We know that any time spent without your vehicle can be a huge inconvenience, which is why we do everything we can to get our customers back on the road quickly. We promise to work diligently and not waste any time as we completely clean and repair your coolant system. Don't put off getting your radiator inspected because of your schedule and bring it to J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc. for fast and thorough service.

Radiator Repair Experts with a History of Success

One of the things that should make us your first choice for radiator inspections and repairs is our consistent track record of great work. We have created countless satisfied customers over the years and are honored to have many local vehicle owners consider us their one and only repair shop. From quick fixes to complete radiator replacements, you can't go wrong with our experienced crew.

The Importance of Auto Radiator Repair

Your radiator plays an important role in keeping your vehicle from overheating. Any malfunction with your radiator can lead to major problems, which is why it is important to address any issues as soon as you notice them. You can save yourself big headaches by not ignoring problems or having your vehicle inspected on an annual basis.

Some of the issues you can avoid by taking your vehicle to our shop include:

  • Engine overheating and damage
  • Damage from radiator leaks
  • Premature failure of your radiator
  • Airflow issues

Thorough Radiator Inspections

We feel confident in saying that nothing gets past our radiator specialists. Thanks to our advanced certifications and reliable diagnostics equipment, you can always count on receiving a valuable overview of the status of your vehicle. If you suspect that your radiator is having issues or can’t remember the last time it was inspected, don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment with us. 

Premium Parts for Your Radiator Fix

Our radiator mechanics never take any shortcuts with their work, which includes our commitment to using high-quality replacement parts from trusted brands. All our repairs are guaranteed to provide the fix you need and a worthwhile investment in your vehicle. You never have to worry about your problems returning anytime soon when you drive away from our shop. 

Radiator Specialists That Value Customer Service

Although we pride ourselves on our authoritative radiator repairs, it isn’t the only thing that keeps our clients returning to us for all of their auto services. We are no strangers to the value of exceptional customer service, which is why we go the extra mile to accommodate everyone that comes to us for assistance. Experience our top-notch service by reaching out to us today. 

An Honest Approach to Radiator Repair

We put a great deal of emphasis on being a trustworthy auto repair shop. We have maintained our integrity throughout our time in business and pride ourselves on our honest assessments and fair pricing. We promise never to charge inflated rates or recommend service for your vehicle that is not completely necessary. 

Get Your Radiator Repairs Done Quickly

We don’t want to inconvenience any of our customers, which is why we work hard to provide timely service on every job. We don’t waste any time once your vehicle arrives in our shop, and our vast knowledge of auto repairs ensures that we diagnose your problems and determine the right way to repair them immediately. Contact us today and get back on the road in no time. 

No Lingering Doubts with Your Radiator Repairs

Communication and education are important to the way we do business. We don’t want there to be any remaining grey area about the repair process when you drive away from our location, which is why we always make ourselves available to answer any questions. Our mechanics will give you a full breakdown of the work that was performed, so you never have any concerns afterward. 

Can You Fix a Radiator Without Replacing It?

Depending on the problem, it is sometimes possible to fix a radiator without replacing it. A quick assessment will allow us to understand the scope of your vehicle's issue. From there, we will propose affordable solutions that respect your budget while putting your safety first.

If the problem is as simple as a broken hose or a faulty fan, we’ll replace just those components and have you firmly back in the driver’s seat in little to no time at all. Call us to consult with our radiator specialists risk-free.

Your #1-Rated Radiator Shop

When it comes to fixing your vehicle, depend on a #1-rated radiator shop to provide you with long-lasting solutions that add value to your investment and give you peace of mind. We are best known for our ability to find and resolve issues with your radiator quickly—without crushing your wallet.

As our partners, you can also expect:

  • Timely appointment availabilities
  • No hidden fees
  • Honest, reliable automotive expertise
  • High-quality replacement parts
  • Licensed and fully insured specialists who treat your vehicle well
  • Swift turnarounds so you can get back on the road

Don’t settle for anything less than the gold standard you deserve. Call a radiator shop that puts you first. Connect with our team to discuss the specifics of your vehicle at zero risk on your behalf. We want to help you make the best decision for your car and situation, without any pressure.

Coolant Leak Repair Cost (sealing radiator leaks)

Before we talk about coolant leak repair costs, it's essential to discuss the damage that can be caused to your engine by driving around with a leaky radiator. If you notice a sharp drop in coolant level, that is one clue your radiator is involved in the problem, but what happens to your engine when coolant isn't being received properly?

Overheating is the answer, and this can cause a world of hurt for your engine, including:

  • Abrasions on pistons and cylinders 
  • Blown gaskets 
  • Burst and broken hoses 
  • Damaged valves 
  • And much more

You may have guessed that repairing an engine will cost significantly more than repairing coolant leaks. You are correct. As each vehicle and repair may vary slightly, we encourage you to reach out to us to request a comprehensive estimate.

Swift Radiator-Hose Replacement

If the problem turns out to be a cracked, collapsed, or otherwise damaged hose, a speedy radiator-hose replacement is just what you need. It’s vital not to run your engine without ensuring it gets the right amount of coolant, so we suggest having your car towed to our shop, if possible. This will help minimize the potential for further engine damage.

Not sure if it’s a hose, fan, valve, or something else causing the issue? No problem. Our mechanics are always here to help answer any questions you may have. Call us for more information.

Radiator Servicing and Installation

We are proud to be among our region’s top-rated radiator servicing and installation experts. As industry leaders, we strive to connect you with cost-effective repairs, quality replacement parts, and a level of comprehensive service you won’t find anywhere else. Trust our experts to perform the work to your high standards. Get in touch for a risk-free estimate.

Speedy Solutions for all Cracked Radiator Repairs

Rust is usually the culprit behind a cracked radiator that needs repair, but in some cases, it’s a leaky gasket that can do you in by causing overheating and a jump in pressure, which produces cracks. When this happens, the safety and reliability of your vehicle are seriously compromised. The best thing to do is consult with a licensed professional with plenty of experience sealing cracks and getting cars and trucks of all makes and models back on the road.

That’s where we come in. We promise to treat your vehicle with great respect because we are passionate about keeping your investment in the best shape possible. In addition to this, we work with great speed and diligence to keep your repair costs low, but that doesn’t mean we are prone to cutting corners. In fact, we’ve perfected our craft, so you can rely on us to get the job done properly the first time—every time.

Trust our team to give you a transparent estimate. Simply call our professionals to discuss your vehicle and learn more about our budget-friendly services.

Plastic Radiator Repair

Our industry-leading team takes all repair work we perform on your behalf very seriously because if we’re being honest, we love cars just as much as you do. When you entrust us with plastic radiator repairs, we take every step necessary to ensure the quality of our work matches your highest expectations.

How to Avoid Needing Aluminum Radiator Repair

While aluminum radiators can be patched, we don’t recommend taking this course of action if you’d like to protect the overall function and form of your engine in the long run. In order to avoid needing repairs, you must be diligent in refreshing coolant frequently. Talk to our team to discuss the specific needs of your car’s components. We're more than happy to help determine the best schedule for coolant replacements.

5 Signs You Might Have a Clogged Radiator

A clogged radiator is a disaster in the making due to its vital role in the health and longevity of your engine. You may be wondering how to identify the signs before costly repairs start to add up or your engine overheats to the point of no return.

Our experts recommend having your engine block inspected if:

  1. Coolant is leaking everywhere you go, and you are refilling continuously
  2. There's been a change in the original color of your coolant, and you notice the liquid is thicker than usual
  3. Your water pump starts to show signs of wear and tear 
  4. You see engine temperature gauge is showing overheating is imminent 
  5. There's visible damage on the fins, which are crucial for proper air circulation 

Are you experiencing one or more of the problems we listed above? Perhaps you've become aware of an issue we haven't covered here. We are confident in our ability to resolve the problem in either case. All you have to do is get in touch for a risk-free estimate.

Book Your Radiator Repair Today

We are always happy to provide more information and answer any questions you may have about our services, and we pride ourselves on our simple booking process. Fast, efficient, experienced—for all your radiator repair needs, we are the team to choose.

Call us to schedule your next radiator flush and maintenance check with our certified and experienced radiator repair experts.

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