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My car shuts off when hot but restarts after an hour or so.Its a 2000 accent. I replaced thermostat, rad fluid and still having the same prob.

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Make sure the fams are coming on at the right temperature. if they do not come on at all, check the fuse, if they come on but no at the right temperature, check the temp sending unit/switch that controls the fans.

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