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  1. Help!
    Hello all, I'm not quite sure what is wrong with my 2003 elantra. My car has been splashing coolant all over my engine bay the past few days. When I'm in traffic I will sometimes see a white smoke come up from the hood. And when I get to where I'm going I will smell burnt coolant. It appears to...
  2. Help!
    Hi guys, I have an 03 Elantra GLS @164000 and I'm currently repairing the vehicle which I bought a month ago. The previous owner lost one of the bolts that hold the alternator in place and while driving the belt broke and the car overheated. As soon as I noticed the white smoke, I pulled over...
  3. Maintenance & Care
    Hi all, I'm in the process of replacing my upper and lower radiator hoses and bypass hose on my XD1 Elantra with new, genuine hoses. The original hoses are fitted with spring clamps, which are a pain to remove and refit. Along with the hoses, I am considering replacing the clamps with...
  4. Help!
    Greetings gents. My wife came home the other day and there was a puddle of coolant under the car. The radiator had separated between the plastic and the metal, so with the help of this site I replaced the radiator and the thermostat. Now when the car runs, the temperature gauge will get to...
  5. Help!
    Driving home the other day & was stopped at a light & saw smoke coming from under hood, checked temp gauge & it was 3/4 the way up. Was very close to home so as light turned green I kept going. Temp gauge continued to climb and I was two seconds from pulling over when the temp gauge started to...
  6. Help!
    So the pepper trick worked for about a season and now it appears the crack has worked it's way down due to the 50+ 100 degree days here in Texas :mad: Found a replacement radiator at O'Reilly's up the road. These online instructions make it sound pretty easy...
  7. Help!
    Just replaced water pump, radiator and thermostat. She'll turn over but wont start. I did not remove the timing belt so it is as it was when I started. I checked the fuel pump fuse/relay and that's not it. Please advise. mrteeth
  8. Help!
    I posted an inquiry here several months ago regarding the rattling noise from under the hood when I put brake while I was driving [gear in "D" position; noise disappears in "P"], all after I changed the brake. The rattling noise is like a helicopter nearby. Initially I suspected the brake...
  9. Help!
    A few Saturdays ago, I took my 2003 Elantra GT (95,000 miles) to have a coolant leak checked. The dealership said I needed to replace the water pump and the radiator. When I balked at the $1,000 price tag, they said the radiator work "could wait" a month or so. I took the car home, planning...
  10. Help!
    I am in the process of replacing my radiator, as i got into a little accident, yada yada. I had take the top radiator support off, that also has the horns mounted on it that looks like a T basically, to bend it back into shape. I seem to have misplace the 6 top bolts, 3 on each side, that hold...
  11. Help!
    This is my 2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4D as of today. So i had a little accident, wont get into what happened. I went to get an estimate and was told it would be about 2,500 for the shop to do the repair. I was thinking i could just get a new radiator, a/c condenser, passenger headlight, radiator...
  12. Help!
    I have a persistent problem. Last winter, my heater core was replaced by the dealership after overheating and smoking. Then again, it overheated in May with a cracked radiator. Had the radiator replaced and new hoses by a local garage. as I left the garage, it overheated again and they...
  13. Help!
    OK. Noticed yesterday air condit was warming..... Looked and engine temp was high. Saw cople drips going under car, assumed it was coming from the AC- Put some coolant in res.... took half a jug... I replaced the T Stat and gasket this aft- 1- Replacement T stat looked different! It fit tho...
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