Asked in Car Starting Problems
Car Starting Problems
Why wont car start after overheating and burst radiator repaired?
What makes a car start overheating when its idlesbut when you start going again it cool down?
Low coolant? Cooling fan not working? Radiator air flow restricted? Radiator clogged? Water pump not working properly? Radiator cap defective? ...
Why wont your car start after your upper radiator hose burst I fixed hose still wont start?
You may have overheated the engine or seized it.
Asked in Motorcycles
How do you know if your motorcycle is overheating if you have no temp gauge?
If there is no temperature gauge on a motorcycle, the way to tell if the motorcycle is overheating is by smell or feel. If the bike smells like radiator hot water, it might be overheating. If the legs of the operator start to become so warm that it is uncomfortable to ride, it might be overheating. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What is most likely to be wrong if your 94 eldorado keeps overheating?
Start with the cheapest fix first. Replace the radiator cap. If still overheating replace thermostat. Make sure you have a 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water. Lastly if all else fails, check for a plugged or faulty water pump and or radiator. ...
Your beretta is overheating and you replaced the thermostat and the radiator fan works what else could it be?
it sounds like your water pump may not be working, to find out if it is, start your car, remove the radiator cap and look into the radiator. you should be able to see the fluid moving in the radiator. it sounds like your water pump may not be working, to find out if it is, start your car, remove the radiator cap and look into the radiator. you should be able to see the fluid moving in the radiator.if it...
Your 95 Chevy cavalier overheated and now it won't start you have spark and fuel and heads and gasket are fine?
If a 1995 Chevy Cavalier overheated and will not start, try checking some of the sensors near the radiator. The radiator could be leaking which caused the overheating, and in turn, caused a sensor to get wet in the engine compartment. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Your 2000 elantra has done 160k and just this week the water in the radiator has started boiling and the temperature is almost hitting red can it be the thermostate the radiator or the head gasket?
I would start at the thermostat. Problems with the radiator and head gaskets are usually presented as visual leaks. But clogged passages in the radiator would also cause overheating issues, so have the cooling system flushed. ...
Asked in Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, Jeep
After the engine warms up it dies while driving and wont start again till cold?
Overheating ? - Check radiator for water and coolant, and engine for enough oil and not old burnt oil ...
What causes a car to start overheating?
Clogged interior or exterior of the radiator, defective fan or fan relay, bad fan clutch if so equipped, thermostat stuck closed, low coolant level, defective or incorrect size radiator cap, or a bad water pump. ...
Why will the radiator fan on your 1999 jgc not come on when you start your car but works when you run hot cable direct?
A radiator fan is designed to operate only when the coolant is very hot, and the motor is in danger of overheating. You do not have a problem unless the motor overheats after sitting still idling for prolonged periods of time. ...
Asked in Radiators, Water Pumps, Ford F-150
How can you tell if you have a problem with your water pump?
If the engine is overheating and you have checked all other causes of overheating. Start the engine cold and immediately remove the radiator cap. Look to see if you have flow. If not, the pump is more than likely bad. If the pump is leaking, making any noises, or the shaft can be moved from side to side, the pump is bad. ...
Asked in Chevy Suburban
Why is my 86 suburban overheating?
Remove your thermostat housing, remove your thermostat. put your thermostat housing back on. start up and let run awhile, check gauge to see if it is still getting hot/ overheating. If not, buy a new thermostat. flush radiator, install new thremostat and add new coolant. You should be set. ...
Asked in Nissan Altima
Why would the radiator fan continue to run after the engine stops after the thermostat was replaced on a 2002 Nissan Altima?
Ingeneral, the fan will run only if the temperature of the radiator is above the normal range. If the fan is running, then the radiator must be over temp unless the radiator fan thermostat or it's relay is defective. If the radiator truly is over temp then you have a larger over-heating problem You state the thermostat was replaced. if you replaced the fan thermostat then either the radiator really is over temp and it is doing what it should, or there...
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs
Why does your jag 1978 xj6 overheat excessively over very short distances?
Quick overheating is very often a bad head gasket. With it cold, take the radiator cap off, make sure it is full and with the cap off start the car. If it is a head gasket, water should shoot out of the radiator a couple of feet high. Simpler reasons, clogged radiator, stuck thermostat, bad water pump, bad radiator cap. ...
Would a radiator cap cause a car to overheat?
to add to this, a big YES,on the radiator cap .the radiator cap needs to be specific pressure rating. radiator caps do wear out. also the cheapest fix to start It is doubtful a radiator cap would cause a car to overheat. Common overheating causes are insufficient coolant, leaking coolant (into or out of your engine), faulty thermostat, blown cooling fan fuse, faulty fan temperature switch ( sender ), faulty fan, or a faulty fan relay. ...
Asked in Heating AC and Engine Cooling
Radiator crack car overheating replaced radiator ran car for a week then the car overheated again should I replace the water pump what should I do?
I would suspect the thermostat is the culprit. Replace the thermostat. definately replace the thermostat, get a new gasket and all. Also, start the car cold and see if the inlet hose to the radiator warms up evenly. if it gets really hot on the engine side of the hose and is still cool by the radiator that means that there is no flow and either the thermo is installed wrong or something is clogged ...
What else causes overheating in a 1995 Geo Prism Lsi overheating it has a new radiator thermostat hoses antifreeze both cooling fans are functional oil is clean The temp gauge does not show it is hot?
air trapped in your coolant system. take the radiator or coolant recovery tank cap off if you don't have a radiator cap. Take it off when the engine is cold. Start and run the engine at idle with the cap off. Keep adding coolant if you see the level go down. Continue to do this until no longer see any drop in the fluid level. If your fluid does not move, then your water pump is the culprit and not moving...