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Aug
19
comment Car overheating problem
If the engine is properly warmed up, you should have a lot more heat than slightly above the outside temperature. To me this almost sounds like you're not getting enough coolant through the heater, which would suggest that you're either low on coolant or don't have enough coolant circulation (could be water pump or blockages).
Aug
19
comment Car overheating problem
Just to confirm, you do get heat out of the heater ducts if you have the heater on full with the fan at max?
Aug
19
revised Car overheating problem
Added a couple of suggestions on how to test some of the faults.
Aug
19
comment Car overheating problem
a/c on high will be detrimental to engine cooling, but if you turn off the a/c and run the heater at full blast you should definitely see the engine cooling down.
Aug
19
answered Car overheating problem
Aug
19
comment Car overheating problem
I assume that's the expansion tank, did you check at the (radiator) filler neck as well? If you have a leak when the engine is cold, the coolant level in the engine can fall far enough so it can't draw in more fluid from the header tank.
Aug
19
comment Car overheating problem
Have you checked that it's got enough coolant in both the radiator and the expansion tank when the engine is cold?
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comment post suspension work alignment, is it absolutely necessary?
The problem is that once you got grit or dirt in the grease, you'll probably have some odd wear on the balljoint if you didn't catch it immediately, so it might be prudent to just swap out the whole balljoint anyway.
Aug
15
comment Which engine part is this?
@Andre, if the reservoir was completely dry you need to find out where it's leaking. Power steering fluid normally doesn't just disappear into thin air.
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comment Strokes during compression test?
That's pretty much what I've been taught to do, too.
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