Radiators are one of the most important engine parts. They keep the engines cool and prevent them from overheating. Unfortunately, radiators break down frequently. They require more replacement and repair than most other car parts. When you encounter radiator problems, it's time to pay a visit to your local auto radiator repair mechanic. You might be tempted to try and fix it on your own, which is ok provided you have experience with auto repairs. If you're not really familiar with fixing car engines, then you should not try to go it alone. Your local radiator repair mechanic will test your radiator pressure cap to make sure that it's emitting the right amount of pressure. They can also check your engine fan. If it's not working for some reason, then your radiator won't be able to keep your engine at a steady, yet cool temperature. They always give your internal hoses and belts the once over because these types of issues are visible to the naked eye. Power flushing your cooling system is another option to drain the engine of unwanted fluids and refill the coolant solution. Another option is checking the internal thermostat. When that malfunctions, the engine can overheat very easily. Performing a pressure test may be necessary to rule out the possibility of fluid leakage from pumps, hoses, and the heater's core. Hopefully, your radiator came with a lifetime warranty. These are available from some manufacturers and larger auto parts retailers, so be sure to ask about it if you have to buy another radiator.