1-800 Radiator & AC

1-800-RADIATOR & A/C integrates cutting edge technology, enormous buying power and great vendor relationships with locally owned and operated franchised businesses to provide the best solution for the wholesale auto parts industry.

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1-800 Radiator & AC


1-800 Radiator & AC Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


The 1-800 Radiator & A/C franchisee has on average 1,000 automotive type businesses as its primary customers; including parts stores, repair shops, body/collision shops, new and used car dealers, junk yards, and radiator repair shops. A fully integrated proprietary software system gives franchisees a strong competitive advantage over local competitors in their market.


  • Contains algorithms which produce superior breadth and quality of inventory.
  • Allows sourcing from over one hundred major manufacturers. Purchasing system drives down vendor cost allowing franchises to always be competitively priced in the market.
  • Helps fine tune each and every market to have a unique inventory.
  • Makes sure the exact part is almost always on hand at the franchisee's warehouse to provide hot shot deliveries to customers often within 1 to 2 hours.
  • Contains a "Customer Relationship Management" (CRM) feature providing superior marketing formulas.
  • The CRM automatically tracks every phone call, in-person sales visit, mailer, comment, and sale made to each of the customers in their territory.
  • Constantly analyzes the data in order to give the franchisee efficient direction on where to focus next with marketing efforts.
  • Provides instant up-to-date information on profitability, sales performance and employee productivity.

Company Details

Established: 2001
First Unit Franchised: 2005
Franchised Units: 201
Company Owned Units: 1
States Registered In: All
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By 1-800 Radiator & AC

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes

Training: 2 weeks of remote training with subject experts. 1 week at corporate office for hands on training. Support staff on site the week before and after launch.

Other Info: No automotive knowledge or experience needed. No service or repair, just moving boxes.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a 1-800 Radiator & AC Franchise.

What does a 1-800 Radiator & AC Franchise Cost?

1-800 Radiator & AC franchise fees for 2022:

Minimum Net Worth: $750,000
Franchise Fee: $45,000
Royalty: 8%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 5
Item 19: Yes
visa-candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount Yes

Special Discount Programs: Reduced franchise license fee of $40,000

Is 1-800 Radiator & AC a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. 1-800 Radiator & AC is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is 1-800 Radiator & AC a Home Based franchise?

No. 1-800 Radiator & AC is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do 1-800 Radiator & AC Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much 1-800 Radiator & AC franchisees make. 1-800 Radiator & AC offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is 1-800 Radiator & AC a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. 1-800 Radiator & AC is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does 1-800 Radiator & AC Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. 1-800 Radiator & AC franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Does 1-800 Radiator & AC Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. 1-800 Radiator & AC franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is 1-800 Radiator & AC Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. 1-800 Radiator & AC franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is 1-800 Radiator & AC Looking for International franchisees?

No. 1-800 Radiator & AC franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Automotive, Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


1-800 Radiator & AC Franchises for Sale

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