Regarding the problem of air in the cooling system, the proper filling prodedure can be found in the owners manual. If you don't have one, it's a simple matter of starting with the engine cold. Locate the cooling system bleed valve. It is usually on the top of the thermostat housing. When you have located the bleed valve, carefully open it one or two turns by holding the locknut with a wrench and loosening the brass screw with a common screwdriver. With the bleed valve open, fill the radiator through the neck until full or until a small amount of coolant appears at the bleed valve. The close the bleed valve, and fill the radiator completely through the neck. Put the Radiator cap on and fill the cooling system overflow/recovery tank to the proper level markings on the side of the tank. Start the engine and check for leaks etc, while letting the engine warm up. Watch the temperature lights, gauge to ensure that the engine doesn't overheat in the event of airlock.
If you have completed this procedure and still feel that there is air in the system, repeat this procedure after letting the engine cool down completely. Try to locate where the leak is. If air is getting in, coolant is getting out.
The bleed screw can be opened slightly or "cracked" while the engine is running to release additional air trappped in the system, however it is not recommended, due to the obvious concerns regarding hot steam, burns, and safety.
Coolant Type - It is very important to use a good quality GM approved coolant. Do not operate this engine for any length of time with the radiator filled with pure water. Using water may cause Head Gasket failure and severe engine drivetrain damage.
Hyundai got excellent cooling system, you might have a little hole in your radiator that affects cooling circulation pressure? check if you have tight cooling system pressure.COCORICO
I am a Ford master techician but I have an '87 camaro and have run into the same problem. It seems that no matter how much you try to bleed the system it will not purge the air. I own a tool that is primarily used for placing coolant systems under a vacuum and then, while the cooling system is under vacuum, it sucks in the coolant leaving the system air free. I had to use this device on my clutch system to get the air out and it was very decisive.
Check your cooling fan
Yes Very Hard On This Engine240 Degrees Fahrenheit seems excessive. I have seen some engines run as high as 220, but for this engine I would think 240 is above the normal operating temp. I would perform a complete cooling system service including replacing the thermostat, checking the water pump, cooling fan, flushing the system, and cleaning the exterior of the radiator fins. Yes, it can be very harsh on the engine. What you can do is order a temp. relay for Summit Racing Equipment. This relay will start the cooling fans before 240. Which will keep you on the road that much longer and protect your engine from blowing.
The engine is running too hot. It is a 6 year old car, so you need to service the cooling system. Drain and flush the cooling system, replace the thermostat, clean the front of the radiator of all debris, and reinstall a 50/50 mix of the proper anti-freeze and distilled water. I also have a 2001 impala with the same problem - both fans stay on. This happens even if I turn on the engine (cold engine) and shut it off right away. Thus, I do not believe that the car is overheating. I was told that it maybe related to the air conditioning system, because usually both fans only come on -when the engine is hot due to the extra heat from the air conditioning. I was also told that it could be a sticking relay etc. My Impala has about 70,000 miles and the cooling system was flushed a couple of years ago. I think the answer given was too simple and most likely incorrect. It is interesting that I have a similar car wtih the same problem. Don I got some info from another web-site & it seems to work: With the engine off and the fan running disconnect the negative terminal from the battery. Reconnect the battery ~ this is suppose to reset system. Don
I would not suggest it for cooling an office. It seems as though it is a chimney pipe meant for stoves and not for cooling. It is made with fire safety in mind not for cooling. I would advise a different brand.
The leak detection pump failing seems to be an issue on these cars. It is located near the fuel tank. It could also be the purge solenoid, located under the air filter housing.
It varies from car to car. In my experience it does help to have the ignition on or the engine running while adding air to the tires. The system seems to recognized the pressure change faster and turn the light out.It varies from car to car. In my experience it does help to have the ignition on or the engine running while adding air to the tires. The system seems to recognized the pressure change faster and turn the light out.
Have the electrical charging system tested. That seems like a good place to start.
Try replacing the waterpump, GM came out with a new design for it! It seems you've tried all the obvious problems. There might be a blockage in one of the radiator hoses or the engine passages.
I would suspect a stuck thermostat. Time for a complete cooling system maintenance. Drain and flush the system, replace the thermostat, check and replace any defective hoses, refill with a 50/50 mix of the proper coolant, bleed the system with the heater thermostat at high heat, and see where you stand then. Also make sure the cooling fans are operating properly.
The cooling systems is a closed system with the resiviour part of that system. Coolant is added to the resiviour cap. This is different from other cars as the resiviour is not usually pressurized. In the s-series it is.
You need to replace the purge valve and clean all of the hoses. I hope that help
Have a CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL - who will know what they're doing - recover and replace the blended refrigerant. AC system work - whether at the home or on a motor vehicle - is NOT a "do it yourself" task, and it seems now that you have a better understanding of why that is.
Engine temperature is controlled by the thermostat. An engine can often run hotter if the thermostat has started to fail or if the radiator is partially blocked. The computer is not involved in temperature control. Have the rad and cooling system flushed and change the thermostat at the same time. Have the heater core pressure tested and flushed out.
It can make the engine run so poorly that it seems like the transmission has problems.It can make the engine run so poorly that it seems like the transmission has problems.
You don't say whether you are driving a petrol or a diesel, or whether the engine is naturally aspirated or fuel injected but ..... You "make" engine oil in only two ways : 1. If it's "milky" then you are getting radiator fluid (water/glycol) back into the oil = broken head gasket / cracked head, severe cooling system corrosion, etc 2. Fuel dilution - short hop driving without the engine warming up to purge excess fuel, flooding in fuel injected engines (faulty / poorly adjusted injectors), blocked fuel overpressure return line. Your car would probably be running rough / misfiring. You don't say how fast you are "making" oil - if the oil isn't milky and your "make" rate is slow get it checked at the next service. If the oil is milky - see a mechanic now!
Pressure test cooling system to find leak Could be freeze plug, water pump, thermostat housing, bypass hoses etc.
AnswerCooling fans are controlled by a temperature sensor. If the sensor is out of range the fan will not come on/off at the correct time/temp. AnswerCould also be a failing water pump (fins wear away), low engine coolant, plugged up cooling system. See "Related Questions" below for more
Well, if you've got a lot of air in it, it might take a little while to fully purge the air out. You'll want to raise the front of the car (and the radiator fill cap) so that it's the highest point in the cooling system. Add as much coolant as you can and let it sit. Some of the air should work it way thru... it may help if you're safely on ramps and not jackstands, to shake the car a bit to work more bubbles loose. After it seems like the bubbles are out, close it up, take note of the coolant level and drive the car for long enough to warm up the coolant. Park it until it's fully cooled. (hours probably-depending on your local weather) Then check your coolant level. If you suspect more bubbles, you may have to repeat the process a few times.
it could becoming from the intake or one of the o-rings from the heater hoses where it connects to the intake .you need to pressurize the system to pinpoint the leak
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It seems that generally there are engine problems, even with new ones, all of them with the engine not even starting. A shifty gearbox as well seems to be a prominent problem.
The top makes for Diesel trucks are Ford, Dodge, and Chevrolet. The best selling Diesel seems to be the Ford F Series. The Duramax engine seems to get very good reviews. The Dodge seems to have more problems with it's engine.