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Engine Cooling System

At 5 Star Auto Repair, we’re experts in providing quality cooling and heating system repair services for vehicles in Winchester, VA. A properly functioning engine cooling system will protect your car’s engine from overheating which can lead to serious damage.

Regular maintenance and quality repair service of your vehicle’s engine cooling system is much more affordable than buying new components or an engine. Our highly qualified and experienced technicians will provide quality repair and maintenance services that will help your engine function at optimal and safe temperatures. This will ensure heat is evenly dispersed through the radiator and help avoid any damages to your car’s engine.

Types Engine Cooling System Repair Services

The radiator is the core of your vehicle’s cooling system. Responsible for reducing the heat generated from the coolant circulating through your vehicle’s cooling system, the radiator must be clean, leak free, filled with coolant and clear of blockages. Coolant that is not maintained becomes acidic over time and degrades the internals of your cooling system. This deterioration results in the structural break-down of hoses, gaskets and belts. Degraded coolant can also lead to premature water pump failure brought on by deteriorated seals. This means the leaky gasket or hose that you fix today might be the weakest of many weak points in your cooling system. Fixing these one-off leaks could just be a short term solution for a much larger problem. The good news is these issues can be avoided by performing coolant flushes at the intervals recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer.

Our 5 Star Auto Repair professional technicians are certified to diagnose and repair many components in your cooling system including the radiator, thermostat, water pump, belts and more! 5 Star Auto Repair offers a comprehensive Coolant System Evaluation designed to pinpoint any issues that may exist within this complex system and provide solutions.

Features
  • Quality service performed by a professional 5 Star Auto Repair technician
  • Visual inspection of entire coolant system, including belts, hoses, caps, clamps, cooling fans, water pump and radiator
  • Notation of any signs indicating overheating
  • Perform a Combustion Leak Test designed to identify internal leak(s) in the combustion system which may not be visible upon inspection
  • Oil and transmission fluid check to determine potential coolant leak in the engine
  • Perform pressure test on radiator cap and record findings
  • Top off coolant level if necessary
  • Injection of an ultraviolet tracer dye for a black light inspection of all coolant components to detect leak points
  • Courtesy Vehicle Inspection

Engine coolant provides the protection your vehicle needs to maintain its cooling system year-round. Many coolants are fabricated with additives designed to protect the system from corrosion while lubricating components and delivering engine efficiency. Our Complete BG Coolant Chemical Flush and Exchange Service Package will help keep your engine operating at optimal temperatures by evenly dispersing heat through the radiator, prevent rust and corrosion from forming on critical internal parts and reduce the chances of freezing and boil over in extreme weather conditions.

Flushing your coolant levels in the intervals recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer is an essential preventative maintenance measure. Over time, coolant becomes acidic leading to the structural breakdown of cooling system components. Flushing your coolant as recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer helps to eliminate the potential for this structural degradation.

Features

  • Quality service performed by a professional 5 Star Auto Repair technician
  • Visual inspection of entire coolant system
  • Notation of any signs indicating overheating
  • Visual check of oil and transmission fluid for water content and proper levels
  • Environmentally safe evacuation and recovery of old coolant from reservoir and overflow tank
  • Cleaning of the radiator and its components with the application of a quality flushing agent
  • A full coolant flush, bleeding and fluid exchange
  • Up to two gallons of new coolant, manufactured specifically for your vehicle
  • Coolant exchange intervals can vary by manufacturer. We recommend that you follow the coolant exchange frequencies shown in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. 
  • Committed to reducing our carbon footprint, 5 Star Auto Repair happily recycles all previously used antifreeze and coolant

Designed specifically for the driver who wants to defend their cooling system against damage, our drain and fill service is the package for you. This service package will help guard your system in between antifreeze/coolant system flushes. 5 Star Auto Repair offers an environmentally friendly drain of your antifreeze/coolant and system refill. We recommend performing a complete antifreeze/coolant system flush in accordance with your vehicle’s manufacturer’s specifications.

Features
  • Quality service performed by a professional 5 Star Auto Repair technician
  • Visual inspection of entire coolant system
  • Visual check of oil and transmission fluid for water content and proper levels
  • Environmentally safe evacuation and recovery of old coolant from reservoir and overflow tank
  • Antifreeze/coolant refill with proper antifreeze/coolant for your vehicle
  • Committed to reducing our carbon footprint, 5 Star Auto Repair happily recycles all previously used antifreeze/coolant
  • Antifreeze/coolant exchange intervals can vary by manufacturer. We recommend that you follow the antifreeze/coolant exchange frequencies shown in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. 

Antifreeze/Coolant Drain and Fill Service Package

Designed specifically for the driver who wants to defend their cooling system against damage, our drain and fill service is the package for you. This service package will help guard your system in between antifreeze/coolant system flushes. 5 Star Auto Repair offers an environmentally friendly drain of your antifreeze/coolant and system refill. We recommend performing a complete antifreeze/coolant system flush in accordance with your vehicle’s manufacturer’s specifications.

Features
  • Quality service performed by a professional 5 Star Auto Repair technician
  • Visual inspection of entire coolant system
  • Visual check of oil and transmission fluid for water content and proper levels
  • Environmentally safe evacuation and recovery of old coolant from reservoir and overflow tank
  • Antifreeze/coolant refill with proper antifreeze/coolant for your vehicle
  • Committed to reducing our carbon footprint, 5 Star Auto Repair happily recycles all previously used antifreeze/coolant
  • Antifreeze/coolant exchange intervals can vary by manufacturer. We recommend that you follow the antifreeze/coolant exchange frequencies shown in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. 

Comprehensive Coolant System Evaluation

The radiator is the core of your vehicle’s cooling system. Responsible for reducing the heat generated from the coolant circulating through your vehicle’s cooling system, the radiator must be clean, leak free, filled with coolant and clear of blockages. Coolant that is not maintained becomes acidic over time and degrades the internals of your cooling system. This deterioration results in the structural break-down of hoses, gaskets and belts. Degraded coolant can also lead to premature water pump failure brought on by deteriorated seals. This means the leaky gasket or hose that you fix today might be the weakest of many weak points in your cooling system. Fixing these one-off leaks could just be a short term solution for a much larger problem. The good news is these issues can be avoided by performing coolant flushes at the intervals recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer.

Our 5 Star Auto Repair professional technicians are certified to diagnose and repair many components in your cooling system including the radiator, thermostat, water pump, belts and more! 5 Star Auto Repair offers a comprehensive Coolant System Evaluation designed to pinpoint any issues that may exist within this complex system and provide solutions.

Features
  • Quality service performed by a professional 5 Star Auto Repair technician
  • Visual inspection of entire coolant system, including belts, hoses, caps, clamps, cooling fans, water pump and radiator
  • Notation of any signs indicating overheating
  • Perform a Combustion Leak Test designed to identify internal leak(s) in the combustion system which may not be visible upon inspection
  • Oil and transmission fluid check to determine potential coolant leak in the engine
  • Perform pressure test on radiator cap and record findings
  • Top off coolant level if necessary
  • Injection of an ultraviolet tracer dye for a black light inspection of all coolant components to detect leak points
  • Courtesy Vehicle Inspection

Complete BG Coolant Chemical Flush and Exchange Service Package

Engine coolant provides the protection your vehicle needs to maintain its cooling system year-round. Many coolants are fabricated with additives designed to protect the system from corrosion while lubricating components and delivering engine efficiency. Our Complete BG Coolant Chemical Flush and Exchange Service Package will help keep your engine operating at optimal temperatures by evenly dispersing heat through the radiator, prevent rust and corrosion from forming on critical internal parts and reduce the chances of freezing and boil over in extreme weather conditions.

Flushing your coolant levels in the intervals recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer is an essential preventative maintenance measure. Over time, coolant becomes acidic leading to the structural breakdown of cooling system components. Flushing your coolant as recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer helps to eliminate the potential for this structural degradation.

Features
  • Quality service performed by a professional 5 Star Auto Repair technician
  • Visual inspection of entire coolant system
  • Notation of any signs indicating overheating
  • Visual check of oil and transmission fluid for water content and proper levels
  • Environmentally safe evacuation and recovery of old coolant from reservoir and overflow tank
  • Cleaning of the radiator and its components with the application of a quality flushing agent
  • A full coolant flush, bleeding and fluid exchange
  • Up to two gallons of new coolant, manufactured specifically for your vehicle
  • Coolant exchange intervals can vary by manufacturer. We recommend that you follow the coolant exchange frequencies shown in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. 
  • Committed to reducing our carbon footprint, 5 Star Auto Repair happily recycles all previously used antifreeze and coolant

Why Our Quality Cooling And Heating System Repair Services Are Unique

During the inspection, our technicians are highly skilled to check and detect any malfunction in any of the components in your car’s heating and cooling system. We will also conduct the appropriate tests to verify the integrity of all heating and cooling system components.  If there are any parts that require replacement, we will let you know to avoid more expensive damages, especially in your vehicle’s engine.

Why Choose 5 Star Auto Repair For Your Engine Cooling System Repair Needs

We are a locally owned full-service auto repair company in Winchester, Virginia, and the surrounding area. 

Our technicians are highly skilled and trained in cooling system diagnostics and repairs. We provide quality service at competitive prices. Our 24-month, 24K mile warranty give you the peace of mind you need when choosing an automotive repair facility.

You’re free to schedule an appointment with us anytime for any heating and cooling system repair service. Give us a service call to get quality work for your heating and cooling system in your car from a highly reliable and skilled technician in the Winchester, VA area.

We will provide you with free repair cost information with no hidden fees. Whether you’re seeking emergency services or scheduled maintenance of your heating and cooling system, we will charge you a reasonable price.

You’re free to schedule an appointment with us anytime for any heating and cooling system repair service. Give us a service call to get quality work for your heating and cooling system in your car from a highly reliable and skilled technician in the Winchester, VA area.