Greater Sacramento
AAMCO Auburn
890 Grass Valley Hwy.
Auburn, CA 95603
Call: (530) 823-7746
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AAMCO Citrus Heights
5948 Auburn Blvd.
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
Call: (916) 344-5499
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AAMCO Davis
965 Olive Dr
Davis, CA 95616
Call: (530) 753-0950
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AAMCO Fairfield
301 State Street
Fairfield, CA 94533
Call: (707) 429-5606
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AAMCO Modesto
4231-A Mchenry Ave.
Modesto, CA 95356
Call: (209) 571-2626
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AAMCO Rancho Cordova
11195 Coloma Rd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Call: (916) 635-2325
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AAMCO Sacramento
2257 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95825
Call: (916) 927-2437
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AAMCO Sacramento
6441 Franklin Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95823
Call:(916) 422-3550
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AAMCO Roseville
207 Kenroy Ln.
Roseville, CA 95678
Call: (916) 773-6455
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AAMCO Stockton
2589 E Waterloo Rd
Stockton, CA 95205
Call: (209) 957-9921
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AAMCO Tracy
2800 Auto Plaza Way
Tracy, CA 95304
Call: (209) 830-1900
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Vehicle Cooling Systems (RadiATOR)

Did you know that the cooling system and overheating is the most common cause of mechanical breakdowns on the road? And that overheating can cause severe damage to the engine and the transmission?

Coolant (also termed anti-freeze) protects your engine from overheating and from freezing. The coolant’s effectiveness can diminish over time and lose many of its protective properties—even causing your radiator to rust and corrode. The cooling system itself can get clogged with built-up deposits from oil, grease, scale, hose decomposition, and other materials.

Most drivers know it's recommended that a vehicle's oil should be changed about every 3,000 miles. Drivers typically know less, however, about proper intervals for their vehicle's other vital fluids. For the cooling system, the coolant/antifreeze manufacturers recommend changing the coolant once a year and some service manuals stipulate flushing and refilling the radiator every 24 months, regardless of mileage. Check your car's owner manual to see the recommended interval for changing the coolant in your vehicle, but you’ll want to get it changed at minimum every 24 months or if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Your vehicle overheats
  • Your coolant or temperature light comes on
  • Your temperature gauge reads higher or lower than normal
  • Your heater does not work

Visit your local AAMCO for an AAMCO Cooling System Service, and get a 36-point ProtectCheck Inspection performed on your vehicle at no additional cost.   Radiator, Thermostat and Heater Services The certified technicians at AAMCO have years of experience in working with radiators, thermostats and the complete cooling system, due to the cooling system’s critical impact on proper transmission operation. Any of the following signs could indicate your vehicle needs service or repairs to the cooling system:

  • The vehicle is running hot or overheating
  • Leaking of a green fluid
  • Belts or hoses that have not been replaced during the past 4 years.
  • Your local AAMCO center can repair or replace any of the components of the cooling system.

 

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