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Coolant problem I was driving home when i realized that i had my tiburon 03 for 4 years now & never filled up the coolant . well i stopped at my local auto store & did just that. i filled the little plastic reservoir located near the radiator on the passenger side. Now it feels  like my engine shakes when i am at a stop sign / light. did i fill up my coolent right or ??

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You cant really fill up your coolant wrong, my sister once filled up her coolant with oil and caused damage, but the coolent wont have anything to do with your car shaking. does it go away when you rev it up alil, sounds like you need a tune up like you have a spark plug misfiring or a bad wire, replace plugs and wires if it doesnt fix it i would inspect coil but pretty sure plugs and wires should do it. its about time according to age and average milege. im confident this will fix your problem so good luck with the fix, please leave feedback =) and have a good day

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Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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