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False overheat Have hyundai excel sprint. Only sometimes the gauge says its overheating but the car is not overheating. Not losing water, replaced thermostat replaced the sender sensor and the car is not hot. Also noticed when the gauge is reading in the red and put on left indicator the gauge moves in time with the indicator. Any ideas?

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SOURCE: 98 328IS OVERHEATING AFTER CHANGING THERMOSTAT

Are you putting the thermostat in correctly? It it will not work backwards.

And to confirm that there isn't a different problem, take the thermostat out all together and see if it overheats.

Engine not fully warming up is not usually caused by the thermostat. Stats usually fail closed, not open.

You will want to check the water temperature sending unit or gauge after verify the water temperature with an external calibrated thermometer. You can attach and insulate the external thermometer to the housing where thermostat is located.


Reply back what you figure out. I will be happy to help you further.

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If your sure there is no trapped air in system after refill and air bleed off, is fan clutch pulling good air thru radiator? Even if it is, the heater should have coolant as hot as what temp gage is showing! Try backwards flushing heater core (dex cool is notorious for plugging these up). There is a TSB for cracked cylinder heads from GM for unexplained coolant loss.Remove drivers side valve cover, and look at center three head bolts for coolant around them, if coolant has been getting in thru this suspect area, there will be a milky/pudding like goo under valve cover and on head. GM had a company called Castec cast these and the areas near the head bolts were found to be too porous (NO recall YET!) Ya, you guessed it, replace heads! Unfortunately, if its gotten hot to many times, it has probably hurt the heads/gaskets. Hope this helps. PS: The castec logo is under the rearmost pair of rocker arms,may have to remove them to see.

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SOURCE: '90 Subaru Legacy overheating....

cool air and overheating point to low coolant level. Do you have a bleeder valve near the thermostat? You may have air trapped in the system. If no air trapped, the radiator may be plugged up not allowing proper circulation of coolant.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: '94 honda civic is overheating, temp gauge is

Yes it looks like it. Provided you installed the thermostat in the correct direction, Here's the test, remove the radiator cap, start the car and wait for the engine to warm up, When you can see the temp begin to rise on the gauge the thermostat will open. While reving the engine look for turbulance in the coolant/antifreeze in the radiator opening.
If none is observed then replace the water pump.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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Only 2 parts remaining are the thermostat and waterpump. Always start with the thermostat when diagnosing an overheating problem. If the car is overheating constantly under all conditions and coolant is backing up into the reservoir, it's very likely to be the thermostat. If it only overheats at low speed or idling, it's more likely the waterpump.

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