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  1. Help!
    I've been having a slight cooling issue over the last few days. For 7 years the temp has stayed in the same spot. Now, it rises slightly and then drops back to normal. Has never actually reached the red section of the guage. Fans are both working, overflow and radiator have coolant in them...
  2. 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...
  3. Maintenance & Care
    My car keeps over heating. I am going to replace the thermostat and was wondering if there was one thermostat that was better then the rest?I read some say something about the "STANT" brand is that the best one? I have a scan gauge 2 (digital gauge) it reads 20+\- different gauges about the...
  4. 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
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Help!
    I was driving my car on the freeway and the temp needle pegged at the Hot mark and coolant was coming from under the hood. I threw some coolant and water in it and drove back home. When I pulled into my driveway there was more coolant steam coming from the radiator (to the 3-5inches right of the...
  8. Do It Yourself Section
    I am trying to replace the thermostat of my 2003 Elantra. I didn't have any problem with it so far. I have 185,000 miles on it. My car overheated at 180,000 miles because of leaky radiator. I replaced it. I have bought a new thermostat from O'riley's. I installed it and even before I start...
  9. Help!
    Car: 01' Elantra GLS, about 77k mi. Environment: Warm FL weather. Current Issue: Overheating!! I bought this about 3 months ago, for $3k (which I thought was a good deal)... since then I've put in over $1k in the car ($400 was for new tires). So here is what has been done (in the correct time...
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