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I have a 2006 Hyandia Elantra,the heater does not get hot until the car is moving,but then the car starts running hot

Car runs hot fast while running on the road,heater doesn't get hot until the car is moving

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    geno sanders Dec 11, 2012

    the shop said I need a new radiater,and the total cost would be approx.900.00 dollars,could



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Sounds like the cooling system is low on fluid. I would check that first.
Could also be a problem with the thermostat sticking.

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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    Stephen Dec 11, 2012

    Yes its possible the radiator is plugged up with gunk and not letting the coolant flow. Same thing if the thermostat is stuck closed. Have you tried flushing the radiator and cooling system ? 2006 is rather new for a faulty radiator.



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