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Want to learn more about Car Radiator repairs?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a Radiator do?

The radiator is a component in the engine that keeps the car's engine coolant cool. It consists out of radiator core with to each side a small tank through which the coolant flows. As the coolant flows through the radiator core it is cooled by the cold air that the radiator fan channels through the core. In turn the coolant's heat dissipates and the coolant is directed back to the engine's cooling channels.

What does a radiator replacement involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the radiator and ancillaries for leaks.
  • Mechanic will subject the cooling system to a pressure test.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the radiator.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts ought to be replaced (like the radiator hoses).
  • Mechanic will refill the cooling system with engine coolant.
  • Mechanic will run the engine and, if necessary, test drive the car (check for leaks again).

Can I replace the oxygen sensor myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a car radiator replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

What are the symptoms of a faulty radiator?

  • When the 'Check Engine' warning light is on.
  • When the engine runs at a higher temperature than usual (overheating).
  • When there are leaks underneath the car (this is usually red, green or yellow fluid).
  • When there are leaks / moist patches on or around the radiator.

How long does it take a mechanic to replace a radiator?

On average, car radiator replacement times can range from under 1 hour to over 2.5 hours with an average of around 1.5 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should I replace the radiator?

Over time problems can occur with the radiator as it is subject to significant temperature fluctuations. Seeing that the radiator is a component that is especially prone to wear it should always be serviced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

A leaking radiator should be addressed as soon as possible seeing that a lower level of engine coolant can lead to an overheating engine and severe engine damage. Additionally, radiators can also clog up with dirt, leading to the engine overheating as less coolant can run through the radiator.

Should you experience an issue like this or those listed earlier, it is advisable to have the radiator inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced.

Can you drive a car with a broken radiator?

If you suspect there is any issue with your radiator or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic immediate effect. Driving with a broken radiator can lead to the engine overheating and could cause severe damage to the engine.

How much does it cost to fix a leaking radiator?

If the radiator leaks it is common for the radiator to be replaced. Cost for a radiator replacement will depend on a number of factors but generally can range from £150 to £350.

How much does it cost to fix a broken radiator?

If the radiator is broken usually a radiator replacement is required. Cost for a radiator replacement will depend on a number of factors but on average costs £200.

How much does it cost to replace a radiator?

On average, a typical car radiator repair costs £200, with prices ranging from £150 to £350. Ultimately, the cost of replacing the radiator depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your radiator replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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Check out the ClickMechanic price for a Car Radiator repair. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying

These estimates may include Engine coolant/antifreeze and Radiator.

48 manufacturers for Car Radiator Repair

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£235 £263 - £418 Get exact price

Audi

£260 £309 - £475 Get exact price

Austin

£154 £239 - £271 Get exact price

Bentley

£239 £320 - £395 Get exact price

BMW

£223 £232 - £349 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£287 £239 - £519 Get exact price

Chrysler

£261 £297 - £440 Get exact price

Citroen

£166 £207 - £309 Get exact price

Dacia

£250 £359 - £446 Get exact price

Daewoo

£173 £201 - £304 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£452 £605 - £667 Get exact price

Dodge

£224 £277 - £387 Get exact price

DS

£209 £311 - £316 Get exact price

Fiat

£187 £217 - £318 Get exact price

Ford

£187 £208 - £344 Get exact price

Honda

£219 £252 - £409 Get exact price

Hyundai

£210 £229 - £371 Get exact price

Isuzu

£219 £301 - £320 Get exact price

Iveco

£271 £364 - £475 Get exact price

Jaguar

£375 £458 - £650 Get exact price

Jeep

£282 £269 - £488 Get exact price

Kia

£257 £263 - £463 Get exact price

Land Rover

£351 £349 - £672 Get exact price

LDV

£290 £224 - £449 Get exact price

Lexus

£297 £304 - £493 Get exact price

Mazda

£220 £225 - £408 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£403 £395 - £747 Get exact price

MG

£187 £233 - £351 Get exact price

MINI

£228 £279 - £367 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£237 £246 - £381 Get exact price

Nissan

£243 £224 - £436 Get exact price

Peugeot

£165 £194 - £299 Get exact price

Peugeot Talbot

£172 £247 - £262 Get exact price

Porsche

£390 £469 - £626 Get exact price

Proton

£170 £231 - £252 Get exact price

Renault

£294 £300 - £588 Get exact price

Rover

£203 £242 - £412 Get exact price

Saab

£199 £208 - £341 Get exact price

SEAT

£221 £260 - £421 Get exact price

Skoda

£210 £244 - £432 Get exact price

Smart

£261 £336 - £394 Get exact price

Ssangyong

£217 £316 - £350 Get exact price

Subaru

£233 £267 - £373 Get exact price

Suzuki

£175 £219 - £301 Get exact price

Toyota

£214 £224 - £385 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£213 £227 - £394 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£224 £273 - £405 Get exact price

Volvo

£296 £334 - £523 Get exact price

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  • Morgan
  • Buick
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  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Aston Martin
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a car radiator repair, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Car Radiator repair quotes

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£327.13

Radiator replacement

Volkswagen Golf
Southampton
£231.26

Radiator replacement

Skoda Yeti
Chipping Norton
£275.57

Radiator replacement

Peugeot 207 CC
Harpenden
£194.81

Radiator replacement

BMW 3 Series
Leicester