Forklift Cooling and Heating System Repairs

Radiators   ~   Heat Exchangers   ~   Heaters   ~   Oil Coolers  ~   Intercoolers   ~   Number Plates


The first job is to test the radiator to diagnose the problem. 

The test result will determine which of the following options are appropriate. 


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

See our Forklift Radiator Repair page for photos of forklift radiators we have worked on

Heat Exchangers and Tube Stacks

Repairs to Heat Exchangers and Tube Stacks involve:

  1. Stripping the heat exchanger, removing the tube stack, 'o' rings and gaskets

  2. Visually checking the components

  3. Replacing with new 'o' rings and gaskets, where necessary

  4. Repairing the casing of the heat exchanger, where possible

  5. Independently testing the tube stack

  6. Rod out the tube stack, where required

  7. Re-assemble heat exchanger unit

  8. Retest

See our Heat Exchangers page for photos of forklift heat exchangers we have worked on


Heaters in a forklift can be tested and repaired in both of our workshops. Test results will help determine which of the following options is most appropriate in resolving the heating issue.​


  • Build a new copper and brass heater to replace an aluminium and plastic unit

See our Heaters page for photos of forklift heaters we have worked on

Oil Coolers

After testing the oil cooler, the following resolutions will be considered​


  • Custom build a replacement oil cooler

See our Oil Coolers page for photos of forklift oil coolers we have worked on


After testing the intercooler, the following resolutions will be considered​

Recore / Rebuild:

  • Fit a new core

See our Intercoolers page for photos of forklift Intercoolers we have worked on

Number Plates

We are Registered Number Plate Suppliers and produce number plates for all types of forklifts.

Cost, longevity and time scale are important factors for the customer to consider before giving us the go-ahead to carry out any work.

We're the cool radiator people who keep the South West (and beyond) moving !!

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