Crystal Lake Drivers Trust Auto Tech Centers for Radiator Repairs

Radiator CapYour radiator is an essential component of your engine dynamics, which is why automobile owners turn to Auto Tech Centers for quality radiator repair near Crystal Lake. Whether it is the dead of winter or the heat of summer, you don’t want your engine overheating, so it is important to stay on top of regular maintenance. With routine care, you can maintain your radiator components, but sometimes you will need our expert certified technicians to take a closer look.
We are just 5 minutes away from the center of Crystal Lake. You will locate our shop in less than two miles when you drive south on Main Street, then turn right on US-14 West. Go straight for a little over half a mile, and you will see us!

Routine Cooling System Care

Your best bet is to stay on top of routine maintenance for your radiator. If you do the following care tasks regularly, your radiator will give you as little trouble as possible:

  • Maintain proper levels of antifreeze and engine fluids
  • Flush coolant system every 30,000 to 50,000 miles, or every 2 years
  • Regularly inspect coolant levels and system, especially if you have been driving in extremely cold weather
  • Check for scale deposits, which may clog the system


Know Your Radiator, Know Your Technicians

At Auto Tech Centers, we pride ourselves on hiring certified technicians who get to know and care for your vehicle as you do. Your radiator is part of a complex system that protects your engine from overheating with the use of hoses, water pump, cooling fan, thermostat, and more. Our technicians will perform an inspection on the whole system to make sure each contributing component is working properly. When you have radiator issues, we are sure to look for:

  • Appropriate fluid levels
  • Fluid deposits that may indicate leaking or other damage
  • Fractures and leaks in hoses and belts
  • Signs of corrosion, oxidation, and wear

When you are ready to get to know the team at Auto Tech Centers, pay a visit to our Crystal Lake repair location. We are open from 7 in the morning until 7 in the evening Monday through Friday, and 7:30 in the morning until 5 in the evening on Saturdays, so you can bring your vehicle in at a time that fits your schedule.