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97 Hyundai Lantra. Temp gauge shows engine very hot

97 Hyundai Lantra. Temp gauge shows engine getting hot, but turn engine off for bout 10mins, cools down very quickly. Both radiator & A/C fans running properly, changed thermostat, its not using any coolant & oil is at good level. Is it a problem with the water pump, oil pump or just simply the temp sensor near the thermstat housing?????

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  • carhob May 11, 2010

    is the cooling fan always on when it shows hot and doesnt stop

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If the replacement thermostat is good, and installed properly, then the temp sensor might be bad. I hate to tell you ($$$$$) but waterpump could be bad (more expensive)

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  • Paula kingi May 17, 2010

    Hi, I own a Hyundai Lantra 1997 5 spd manual. My fan on the raidtor is not going and it causes the radiator to over heat, would any one out their know what the problem is.......

  • m.a.lees Jul 16, 2014

    the fan is faulty needs a new one

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