Invisible img
MOT Certified
Invisible img
Tel: 01933 500500 Invisible img
Headlands Garage
Home | Car Repair & Servicing | Promotions | Car Service Prices | Car Tyre Prices | Staff & Expertise | How to Find Us | Contact Us Invisible img
Invisible img Invisible img Invisible img Invisible img Invisible img
Invisible img Invisible img Invisible img Home | Promotions Invisible img
Invisible img
Call us on: 01933 500500
Use your QR reader
Get our details in your phone in seconds.
Other branches
Garage Promotions
Car Coolant System repairs in Wellingborough >>
Head Gasket diagnosis and replacement in Wellingborough >>
Stay safe this winter with our car winter health and safety check in Wellingborough >>
Resolving issues with Car Pistons and fuel injectors in Wellingborough >>
Assistance with starter motor issues >>
Assistance with Car Steering issues in Wellingborugh >>
Assistance with Car Electrics in Wellingborough >>
Resolutions for valves and camshaft issues in Wellingborough >>
Car Alternator assistance in Wellingborough >>
Exhaust and Emissions Maintenance in Wellingborough >>
Timing belt replacements in Wellingborough >>
Air Con Re-Gas for £48.00
Come in for your Class IV MOT -only £35! (RRP £54.85). Class VII for only £45!
Tyre Promotion Ask Now!
Memberships and Associations
Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF)
The Good Garage Scheme
Foxy Choice Female Friendly Garage
Invisible img

Car Coolant System repairs, Wellingborough - Headlands Garage

When the fuel ignites in the cylinders, it produces a lot of heat energy. Most of this is used to force the piston down and turn the crankshaft, however, some heat is absorbed by the engine casing.

This causes the engine casing to heat up: if it becomes too hot, this can do real damage to your engine. The coolant system is used to transfer heat away from the engine, either in the car's heating system or out of the radiator. The coolant itself is a mixture of water and antifreeze. It is pumped around the cylinder block using a fan attached to the timing belt.


If the temperature of the coolant exceeds the maximum engine temperature, a valve opens and the coolant is circulated to the radiator. This transfers the heat to the exterior of the car, and the coolant is then re-circulated.

Because of the important role the coolant system plays in maintaining your engine, it is essential to make sure that your coolant tank is full enough.

The most common problems with the coolant system are leaking pipes or head gasket, and failing pressure caps. If you notice steam coming from the engine, or the engine is overheating then it's vital to bring your car for a check.

Faults with the coolant system can cause huge damage to the engine in the long run: at Headlands, if you think there might be a problem with the coolant then we will run a number of checks, including a pressure test which is used to check for leaks and faulty pressure caps.

Our other promotions

Invisible img
Invisible img
Invisible img
Invisible img
Invisible img
Any trademarks, photos or logos used throughout this website are the property of their respective owners.

We use cookies to collect ANONYMOUS statistics such as number of website visitors. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the this website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings via your browser configuration.
Invisible img
Invisible img Garage Services © 2018 Garage Services Websites Terms and Conditions
All major cards accepted
Invisible img Invisible img Invisible img Invisible img Invisible img