Bus Radiator Repair

Bus Radiator Repair Specialist.


We test bus radiators to diagnose radiator problems.

  • Pressure test to reveal a leak or leaks

  • Flow test to confirm a choked core

  • Visual checks provide furthe information

Based on the test results, the following options are considered for resolving the radiator problem.


  • Filler neck repairs

  • Small leaks in copper and brass cores

  • Top and bottom tank repairs

Recore / Rebuild:

  • Fit a new copper and brass core, which is repairable if future damage is sustained

  • Fit an upgraded core to improve efficiency

  • Fit a tinned core, which increases longevity


  • Build a new copper and brass replacement radiator, which is repairable if future damage occurs. Usually replaces an aluminium radiator, which is non-repairable.


  • Where available, a radiator with an aluminium core and plastic tanks can be supplied. This sometimes works out to be a cheaper option.

Exchange Units:

  • Some exchange units are available.

Cost, longevity and time scale are important factors in the decision-making process.

Rebuilt with a New Core

MAN Optare Bus Radiator

Volvo Olympian Extra Radiator

Exchange Radiator Available

Bus Radiators, Intercoolers, Oil Coolers, Heaters and Fuel Tanks have been repaired at Newquay Radiators and Exeter Radiators since 1982


Our highly trained technicians have over 100 years experience between them and carry out each job to a high standard.  Whilst their aim is to meet customer requirements, they also provide advice on any options which could improve the performance, efficiency and longevity of the radiator, oil cooler etc.

Time is money, and with this in mind, we aim to keep turn around time to a minimum.

Our workshops are located in Devon and Cornwall and many of our customers are local.  With the reliable network of couriers operating throughout the country, we also deal with customers from all over the UK.

Mercedes Optare Solo Bus Radiator

Exchange Radiator Available

Mercedes Optare Solo Radiator exchange units (585mm and 675mm core heights) available for immediate collection or despatch by nationwide courier.

Call 01726 890922 for more information.

Mercedes Optare Solo Bus Radiator

Exchange Radiator Available

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