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When you’re ready to put your car on the market, it’s important to make sure everything is in the best condition possible if you want to get the most value for your car. Car heating is an important element of a working car, and it’s going to be a big red flag to the buyer if it’s not working. A car buyer will expect to have to do routine maintenance tasks on a car, and you never know when unexpected repairs will come up. However, if the car heater isn’t working, that is one repair the buyer will for sure want to have fixed, and knowing they will have to pay for that repair after purchasing the car from you will strongly affect the amount they will be willing to pay for the car.

How Much is My Vehicle Devalued if the Car Heating Isn’t Working

Car Heating in Westerville, OhioSo how much does car heating repair cost anyway? That’s not an easy question to answer because the car heating can break down for various reasons. Something as simple as not having proper coolant in the car can affect the heating system, but it is often more complicated than that. Your car heating requires a combination of various elements to all be operating properly for it to work. The mechanics will have to inspect each of the various elements and test to find out what is causing the problem.

The majority of car heating repairs land within the $300 – $1,000 range. If you’re selling your car, you can count on that repair devaluing your car more than the true cost, simply for the inconvenience to repair it. Bring your car into us at Kevin’s Car Repair & Body Shop LLC, and we can give you a fair and honest estimate for your heating repair and increase the resale value of your car.