European cars are built to perform well under pressure & in extreme conditions, but nothing will slow your driving experience quite like a coolant leak. There’s no such thing as a good leak for your car but coolant leaks can be especially damaging to components under the hood. At Carotech Automotive located in the Pico Robertson area in Los Angeles, our ASE certified mechanics provide high-quality coolant leak repairs and maintenance services for the area’s most popular European vehicles.
What Causes Coolant Leaks in Your Car?
Seeing a pool of coolant under your car is an obvious sign that something is wrong but finding the cause of the leak can be an extensive process. At Carotech Automotive we’ll diagnose & repair any causes for leaks, including:
- Hole in Radiator
- Leaky Radiator Cap
- Blown Head Gasket
- Failing Water Pump
- Expansion Tank Issues
No matter what the issue is, our team has the experience needed to get any repairs made right the first time.
- Blocked, clogged, or broken condenser
- Electrical issues (e.g. broken or frayed wires, blown fuse)
- Malfunctioning cooling fans
- Malfunctioning compressor (e.g. worn pulley bearing or compressor clutch)
- Failed expansion valve
- Excess condensation in air conditioning system
- Leaking coolant, refrigerant, or compressor oil
- Low refrigerant
Signs Your Car Has a Coolant Leak
Along with visibly leaking fluid, there are other signs to look for that can indicate coolant leaks. Recognizing them quickly can be a key to preventing any long-term damage from impacting your engine or other parts of your car. Other signs to look for include:
- Sweet smells from outside the car
- Car continues to run hot or overheat
Our shop uses the latest factory-grade tools & equipment available so that we can always accurately diagnose & repair your car and restore the performance you depend on.
Your European Auto Experts
The technicians at Carotech Automotive have decades of experience working with European cars & specialize in servicing all models of:
No matter what you drive, you can count on our team to take care of your car as if it was our own.
Call or Visit Our Shop Today
Located in the Pico Robertson area since 2007, Carotech Automotive has proudly helped drivers throughout the greater Los Angeles area and surrounding cities including:
If your car is dealing with a leak or you’d like to schedule preventative maintenance, please call or visit our shop today. Our friendly staff is always here to help however we can.