Industrial Radiator & Heat Exchanger Sales & Service

A-1 Radiator Repair FAQs

  • Can you repair high-pressure aluminum oil coolers and aluminum charge air coolers?

    Yes. We have various methods for repairing all types aluminum cooling components such as oil coolers, charge air coolers, condensers and aluminum radiators. If we can’t repair it, we can give you a range of options from replacing the aluminum core to building a new complete unit, all at a fraction of the cost of factory new.

  • Do you service and or repair heat exchangers?

    Yes, we handle all types of heat exchangers including tube and shell, removable bundles, plate and frame, etc. We also can service and repair cooling coils (copper, aluminum, stainless steel, or carbon steel) for autoclaves. We can repair, recondition and when needed, replace with new.

  • Do you only offer local pickup and delivery?

    For our industrial customers, we offer pickup and delivery anywhere in the Western U.S. Our fleet of trucks can handle just about any size job you may have.

  • Do you just sell new automotive radiators, or do you also do repairs?

    Yes, we sell new radiators as well as doing radiator repairs. We will clean and test your radiator for no charge, and give you a quote for repair compared to buying a new one.

  • My DPF assembly has broken and/or seized sensors, can you replace the bosses?

    In most cases, yes. Please bring your replacement sensor or hard line to match to a new boss. The same applies if your bosses are cross-threaded, cracked, etc.

  • I have a plugged up diesel particulate filter (DPF). Do you provide DPF cleaning service?

    Yes we air blast and thermally clean (bake), the DPF and DOC.

  • What is the cost to clean the DPF? And how long does it take to clean the DPF?

    Highway trucks are $250.00. For Ford, Dodge, and GM pickups the cost is $465.00 if you bring in only the filters. This service normally takes 24hrs to complete the overnight bake.

  • My vehicle has a coolant leak. How long will it take to fix the leak? And how much will it cost to fix?

    (Reno location only.) You can bring the vehicle in and we will check the cooling system to find the leaks then we can determine what the cost will be and how long it will take. This is done on a first-come first-serve basis, no appointments.

  • Can you replace the radiator in my car, truck, motorhome, etc.?

    ONLY at our Reno location can we perform on-site vehicle repairs. Our Elko and Salt Lake City locations are not equipped to do so.

  • Can you repair copper-brass radiators and heaters from Classic cars and trucks?

    Yes. Please bring them into any of our locations for assessment and pricing.

  • Can you repair the heat exchanger from my house?

    In most cases, no.


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