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2004 Accord No Heat

My son has a 2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L. The interior heat stopped working and he can't defrost his windows in the morning. Here are the things I've done to fix the problem: Replaced the thermostat ...
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Car overheating + new thermostat

My Renault 25 has been having cooling problems for several weeks now, yet i cannot figue out the problem. It has a new thermostat and water pump. Without thermostat, I cannot install a gasket so it ...
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Car is running hotter after new radiator install (thermo fan coming on later)

I noticed there was a small crack in the radiator of my 93 VW Golf/Rabbit Cabriolet. So I ordered a new one and installed it. However, the car seems to now run hotter - or, at least, the thermo-fan ...
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Cyclinder 2 misfire error code - 11 Dodge Journey 3.6L V6

2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet 2wd 3.6L V6 100k miles Check Engine Light on, first read Low Voltage replaced Battery Check Engine Light came back on, 2nd read Cylinder 2 misfire, & Thermostat ...
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2006 Equinox LS. Bottom Radiator hose is cold and no heat!

I've changed the Thermostat in hopes that was the problem but after flushing the system and hooking everything back up the top Radiator hose is warm as usual but the bottom hose will warm up then ...
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Opel vectra 1997 temperature gauge not working

I have 97 Opel vectra, temperature gauge stopped working all of a sudden, I first suspected that the thermostat failed so, I made sure I got 12V from the input wire then I just replaced the thermostat ...
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2006 Chevy Equinox doesn't have heat

Replaced the door that is in the dash and the thermostat. Still doesn't have heat. Very frustrated, this car hauls my grandkids around and the money invested is over $2000. We don't think the mechanic ...
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2008 Chevy Equinox: no heat in idle

My 2008 Equinox had not been getting heat in idle, but heat would come on when driving. There was also a strong coolant smell when heat was on. Recently, I was getting overheating messages on the dash,...
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Replace thermostat or use head gasket sealer first?

1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2.4L I have a cooling system puzzle to solve. My cars temperature gauge isn't showing it is overheating but it is running hot. If I open the hood after trips longer than about 10 ...
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Need help with overheating st

We have changed the radiator in the fan to the radiator and my car is still overheating. Do I need to change the thermostat or could there be another possible reason why it is overheating?
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Cylinder 3 misfire after thermostat replacement valve

I have 2003 Ford Expedition that had the heater not working because my thermostat was broken open. I then got a code to replace the thermostat. I need to take a long drive so I took it to a shop to ...
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I changed thermostat now there is a loud noise

I recently had the upper radiator hose blow out. I replaced it. No problems. 2 weeks later I started experiencing over heating/temp gauge going up and down but never redlining, but once in which case ...
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Lower Temp Thermostat for Forced Induction?

Is there a case to be made for a low temp. thermostat for a factory N/A engine that has been supercharged? I am considering a future project where I'd supercharge a 2L engine, running a modest 7-8 psi ...
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Unexpected explosion of coolant after new radiator install

I just slapped a new radiator into my 5.4 1998 ford van. I followed the step by steps. Once the new one was in there I was to understand that you just refill the reservoir, then turn on the van and ...
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On cars with 2 Thermostats, how exactly does coolant flow through the block?

How does the coolant flow in each of the following 3 cases: 1) both stats closed, 2) stat at the water inlet open (nissan calls this stat the thermostat) 3) both stats open (nissan calls the stat at ...
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