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If you've ever been stuck on the highway because of the overheated engine, you won't deny it was a terrible episode of your life. You were standing right by your smoking vehicle, with its hood fly open, letting the engine cool off. The tow truck is finally here and you can get back home, but what has caused the problem in the first place? It seems that the damaged radiator is the answer. And if you need a replacement radiator, nice to see you at CARiD!

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We aim to provide our customers with the finest Radiators & Components the industry can offer, which is why we accept no compromise when it comes to the quality. Created by the most reputable names in the industry, such as Replace, Koyorad, Spectra Premium, Denso, Delphi, Auto 7, APDI, Mishimoto, Gates, Stant, Rein the Radiators & Components we've gathered for you feature precise design and everlasting durability.

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Radiators are usually made from aluminum. They are underhood components consisting of horizontal and vertical finned tubes flanked by two cooling tanks. The tanks contain some water and coolant to stop engine from overheating. The fluid makes a journey through the mechanical or electric pump to the engine where it absorbs the heat. Then, the warmed fluid returns to the radiator and the excessive heat is dissipated into the atmosphere.

To avoid expensive repairs, check the radiator now and then for any signs of damage. Even small particles of dirt or rust may clog up the device and prevent it from normal operation. Another common problem is leaking. When you move your vehicle and see a puddle on the pavement, your radiator is likely to leak. It may also smoke or steam: if the problem is in coolant, the smoke is usually white and thick. Most often, what you see under the hood is steam - it has no strong smell of engine liquids. As soon as you notice the above symptoms, you better set the alarm bells ringing.

When you know the critical signs of radiator problems, you can avoid troubles. So, just make sure you follow the suggested maintenance schedule and keep your vehicle cool. Don't forget to flush and refill the unit yearly. Don't ignore the low antifreeze level and the extremely high engine temperature. Do inspect the system for leaks from time to time. And keep in mind that the overflow tank should always be filled with water. However if the radiator fails no matter what you do, we'll be glad to help you out.

CARiD carries radiator units from the most trusted manufacturers: Flex-a-Lite, Ford Racing, Goodmark, ACC, Banks, the list goes on and on. They've been in the game for years and have significant experience in providing top-level repair parts. So, when we promise you the uppermost products, we definitely mean it because we accept no compromise when it comes to quality. Get dependable, corrosion-resistant repair parts to be confident in your radiator's operation. The replacements at CARiD will precisely match the OEM parts in fit and function.

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Radiators Reviews
Average rating:55 - 20 votes
Spectra Premium Radiator
2001 Chevy Silverado
| Posted by | (Spring City, PA)

I was very pleased with the cost and quality of the radiator and other parts I have purchased through CARiD. My experience(s) have been pleasant, satisfying , and left me very impressed especially with the customer service. Lou Brignola.

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