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13 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 14 years of experience

Peugeot for 9years Receiving the top award of peugeot master technician Donnelly group 5years 11months This is me looking to build on my aready steady work load and expand my customer base I work...

25 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 21 years of experience

Fully qualified motor technician started training in local garage working on all vehicles, have progressed through to full dealership trained technician Jaguar, Landrover trained all vehicles repaired and ca...

150 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 26 years of experience

We are a Lisburn based company that provides an excellent standard of maintenance, servicing and repairs to car, van, 4x4 jeeps, lorry and plant and agricultural machinery. With a large number of years of...

8 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 19 years of experience

Higgins Autos Ltd. Your Dealership Alternative. Offering maintenance & repairs on all makes / models of car, van & light commercials.

7 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 15 years of experience

Car Repairs NI operate a 2 ramp workshop based in Newtonabbey. We offer repairs for all makes & models and we also have a full body repair shop on site for all body repair requirements. Whether you require a...

60 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 18 years of experience

Worked in motor industry for 17 years, have both dealership and independent garage experience. Specialise in Peugeot and Citroens. Can work at cars, small vans and motorcycles

2 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 8 years of experience

Mng Auto Services we do all repairs from engines to clutches, always happy to go above and beyond.

45 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 20 years of experience

We have 3 mechanics and a Fully Qualified Auto Spark based at our Salisbury Avenue workshop with over 25 years experience, we cover all makes and models from headlight alignment to gearbox Repair's, and ever...

4 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Northern Ireland, 10 years of experience

here at sparkys mechanical services, we go above and beyond for our customers, we strive on customer satisfaction, our vans are our workshop, we care all the relevant tools onboard to get our customers cars ...

1 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 10 years of experience

Offer these services : Brake Repair and Replacement Air Conditioning A/C Repair Tire Repair and Replacement Fuel System Repair Exhaust System Repair Engine Cooling System Maintenance Electrical Diagnos...

4 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 5 years of experience

We offer multiple services related to new tyres, part worn tyres as well as puncture repairing and wheel balancing.

8 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 20 years of experience

J & K Auto Services are your local car servicing centre in Derry run by certified technicians. With 15 years experience, although we are specialists in Honda & Mitsubishi Motors we will service any make or m...

4 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 10 years of experience

Mechanic based in Northern Ireland - We offer all types of repairs and services both mobile and garage. We do free collection and delivery where the vehicle is driveable and we also have recovery services. M...

16 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 10 years of experience

As we are a mobile service at A.G Autos - we can arrange to come for any diagnostic and repair work. We have the experience over a variety of machinery that will be tailored to your every need. We've got...

45 Reviews

Garage in Northern Ireland, 18 years of experience

I began my career with Renault in Belfast where I completed my apprenticeship & was here for around 3 years. I went on to work in main dealerships to gain experience of other makes/models and worked with bra...

Frequently asked questions about engine coolant change & replacements in Northern Ireland

Read our answers to questions about engine coolant replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does an engine coolant replacement in Northern Ireland involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the engine coolant and the cooling system.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the engine coolant.
  • If recommended by manufacturer, mechanic will first add coolant cleaner to the coolant and run the engine.
  • Mechanic will then drain the cooling system.
  • Mechanic will top up the system with water and drain the system twice.
  • Mechanic will, finally, top up the system with fresh engine coolant.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will inspect the cooling system again for any leaks and run the engine.

What are the symptoms of a faulty engine coolant?

  • When the 'Maintenance' light is on.
  • When the 'Engine Temperature' light is on.
  • When the engine runs at a higher temperature than usual (engine overheats).

How long will an engine coolant replacement take in Northern Ireland?

An engine coolant replacement usually takes around 1 hour, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take 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.

When should you change your coolant?

Without a steady supply of cool engine coolant flowing through the cooling system there is a risk that the car will overheat, in some cases the engine can then suffer expensive internal damage. Debris like scale or rust shed by the internals of the system can cause an inadequate flow of engine coolant through the system. Eventually, the system can clog up entirely.

Should you experience problems with the engine coolant supply, then it is advisable to have the cooling system inspected and, if necessary, have the coolant replaced. Seeing that engine coolant is generally prone to deteriorate over time it should always be replaced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

Is it ok to drive with low coolant?

No, it is not safe to drive with low engine coolant. Doing so can cause the engine to overheat, which can lead to serious and very expensive engine damage.

How long does coolant last in a car?

Coolant can last anywhere from 2 years to 5 years. However, it is recommended that you change your coolant at least every 5 years, if not sooner, to help prevent rust and corrosion.

How do I know if I need a coolant flush?

If you find that your temperature gauge warning light is illuminating and your engine is frequently overheating, it is possible that you may need to get a coolant flush by a qualified mechanic. It is dangerous to drive any further when the temperature warning light comes on as it could cause catastrophic damage to the engine parts.

Is antifreeze and coolant the same thing?

Engine coolant is sometimes also called anti-freeze, but they are not technically the same thing. Antifreeze is a more concentrated ethelyne glycol-based substance that is mixed with water to keep the radiator from freezing in the cold and overheating in extreme heat. This mixture is called coolant.

Is a bad engine coolant an MOT failure?

The quality of engine coolant is not usually checked during an MOT test but it is good practice to have it topped up and refilled to help ensure the engine can be cooled efficiently. However, remember that leaking coolant that creates a pool on the floor within 5 minutes that’s more than 75mm in diameter will fail an MOT test.

How much does a coolant flush in Northern Ireland cost?

The cost to do a coolant flush ranges from about £70 to £150 depending on the make and model of the car and coolant used.

Can Northern Ireland garages offer home collection and delivery for engine coolant replacement?

Yes, many garages in Northern Ireland are able to offer collection and delivery for an engine coolant replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a engine coolant replacement in Northern Ireland.

Can Northern Ireland mobile mechanics do engine coolant replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Northern Ireland mobile mechanics can do an engine coolant replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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