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My 1992 hyundai s coupe is leaking from a radiator hose/pipe at the back of the transverse engine block.... any ideas or suggestions 1) oil is clean and no water in it 2) only coolant is leaking - no other leaks 3) ive got the wheel off and the plastic under casing off and can see where the problem may be stemming from but cant get belts off to look closer

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Hi i have 97 Hyundai fx coupe 2ltr the water is not circulating through the hoses,

engine not hot enough to open the thermostat
hot engine --thermostat not operational
blocked radiator cores
insufficient coolant in system

Oct 02, 2016 | Hyundai Cars & Trucks

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How do you put radiator in 1999 hyandai accent

1) Drain radiator by removing cap, and bottom radiator drain bung or bottom hose.
2) Remove top hose.
3) Disconnect the radiator fan's wiring and any temperature sensor wiring if fitted.
4) Remove radiator retaining clasps
5) Disconnect radiator bottom hose.
6) If fitted with an auto box, then remove automatic gearbox oil pipes (Underside)(you might wat to clasp these so they don't leak oil everywhere)
7) Remove radiator expansion bottle feed pipe from top of radiator.
8) Ease out the radiator. If the radiator fan is getting stuck or caught up, then drop the radiator back down and remove the fan first after disconnecting from the radiator body.
9) With new and old radiator placed side by side on a soft surface, change across any components from the old radiator, which didn't come with the new one. These may or may not include such things as: cap, fan retaining screws or clips, bottom radiator seating rubbers, rubber fan shrouding, temperature sensor, top and bottom rubber hoses.
10) Rebuild by reversing the above instructions. Apply silicone pipe sealant to top and bottom hose locations. Make sure you clean and/or replace any heavily corroded metal pipes which connect to the radiator. (Now is also a good opportunity to replace the thermostat to be on the safe side)

11) Fill system with a fresh 50/50 water/antifreeze mix, flush out and refill expansion bottle. Just before you refill the system, turn the interior heater setting up to maximum heat, but do not start the vehicle.
12) Top radiator up to max. Gently massage the top radiator hose to help eliminate air from the system.
13) Once filled, start the car. Pay attention to the temperature. Keep topping up the radiator as bubbles come around the system and the coolant level drops. At the point no more bubbles appear, close off the radiator with the cap. Allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature. If the weather is cold you may want to hold the engine at around 2,500 revolutions to help build heat faster. Keep it running until the radiator fan kicks in, then let it idle for a couple of minutes.
14) Stop the engine and let it cool.
15) Once cool, open the radiator cap and top up again if level is low.

16) Road-test the vehicle. After returning check again for any leaks.

Running the car for the first few days after radiator replacement, check the radiator level and expansion bottle level every day for the first two or three days. This level may drop slightly as any trapped air pockets are pushed out while running. Also, it is possible that any small leaks may begin after adding fresh anti-freeze to the system. If you begin loosing fluid over these first few days, then re-inspect your work and run a cooling system pressure test.

Nov 13, 2012 | 1999 Hyundai Accent

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Where is the thermostat on a 2.2l ohc engine?

Removal & Installation 2.2L VIN 4 To Remove:
  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Remove the lower radiator hose from thermostat housing.
  3. Remove the thermostat housing bolts and outlet.
  4. Remove the thermostat.
  5. Clean the mating surfaces.
To Install:
  1. Install the thermostat.
  2. Install the thermostat housing and bolts.
  3. Install the coolant housing bolts. Tighten bolts to 14 Nm (10 ft. lbs.).
  4. Install the lower radiator hose to thermostat housing.
  5. Fill the cooling system.
  6. Inspect for leaks.
2.2L VIN F To Remove:
  1. Remove the exhaust manifold. If equipped with an automatic transmission.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following: chevy_cav_02-04_tstat.gif

    • Thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe bolts. chevy_cav_02-04_feedpipe.gif

    • Thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe.
    • Thermostat.
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Thermostat.
    • Thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe.
    • Thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe bolt. Tighten bolt to 10 Nm (18 in. lbs.).
    • Exhaust manifold. If equipped with an automatic transmission.
  2. Fill the cooling system.
2.4L VIN T To Remove:
  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Remove the exhaust manifold heat shield bolts and shield. cavman.gif


  3. Remove the coolant inlet housing bolts.
  4. Lift vehicle.
  5. Remove the coolant inlet housing stud from the oil pan.
  6. Remove the wheel.
  7. Remove the right engine splash shield.
  8. Remove the transaxle-to-engine block brace bolts and brace.
  9. Remove the radiator outlet pipe.
  10. Remove the thermostat.
  11. Clean the mating surfaces.
To Install:
  1. Clean the mating surfaces.
  2. Install the thermostat.
  3. Install the radiator outlet pipe.
  4. Install the transaxle-to-engine block brace and install bolts.
  5. Install the right engine splash shield.
  6. Install the wheel.
  7. Lower the vehicle.
  8. Install the exhaust manifold heat shield and bolt.
  9. Tighten the exhaust manifold heat shield bolts to 14 Nm (10 ft. lbs.).
  10. Fill the cooling system.
  11. Inspect the system for leaks.
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Sep 09, 2010 | 2003 Pontiac Sunfire

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You may have a small pin hole in one of your hoses that is only leaking under pressure. Of course you may not notce it with the vehicle idling because the pressure is higher as the rpms rise while you are driving.

More importantly though, you need to check your oil dipstick. If the oil looks "milky" you may have water leaking into your oil. This can happen if you have a problem with your "heads" such as a small crack. A cracked head can lead to a blown motor so check it out as you are checking all of your hoses on your cooling systems.

Good Luck!

Jul 04, 2010 | 1992 Honda Civic

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Engine fumes leaking into car compartment through the ventilation system - how can I fix this problem ?

The main thing you will need to do is to minimise the amount of 'excessive' engine fumes being generated in your engine compartment which in turn will 'leak' into your car compartment: 1) Degrease your engine and check for leaking oil gaskets especially around the oil refill area: oil leaks at the back of the engine falling on your hot exhaust pipes and on your engine block will generate lots and lots of 'nasty' smelling fumes! 2) Check that your exhaust pipes joints are well sealed especially the one contained within the engine compartment: taking great precautions, check for the obvious leaks from smoke emitted but you could use soapy water to assist. 3) Check that the lining in your engine compartment are in good condition taking particular attention to the 'Firewall' ones (e.g. the one between the engine compartment and the passenger side compartment). 4) Check for broken heating/cooling air hoses leading into the passenger compartment.
Hope it helps!

Mar 24, 2010 | 1992 Porsche 968

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Steam out from engine pipes/hose

Check you engine oil. If it is white or cream color there is water in the oil. If you are not leaking water onto the ground and the water level keeps dropping it's a good indication of a possible head gasket failure. Good luck.

May 08, 2009 | 2000 Hyundai Accent

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I have a bmw 318 ci coupe that idles up and down when warm,any ideas,cheers

1) Check and make sure that the rubber intake pipe and vacuum hose are not leaking.

2) If the symptom persists, check and thoroughly clean the throttle with a good solvent.

3) Then, check if the fuel return valve is NOT leaking. (remove the hose and smell for gas odor) .If you smell gas, replace the valve in no time.

4) If you follow steps 1 to 3 and the problem lingers, try replacing the TPS. (Throttle Sensor)

Good Luck!!

Do grade me if it helps.

Feb 27, 2009 | 1999 BMW 318 ti

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Polo keep putting water in it

Dear d stewart21,

If your talking about adding water to your radiator then you may
1) Have the wrong mix of water to antifreeze
2) Have a cooling system leak
3) Have a faulty thermostat on the engine block

For cooling system leaks I always add "Bars Leak" to the coolant system first since it's cheap and inexpensive and will seal small leaks....NOTE: Always read the instructions carefully and follow to the "T" !

If this doesn't help ...please get back to me and give a more detailed description of your problem!

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Feb 08, 2009 | 1992 Volkswagen Golf

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  • At the time of installation, please refer to the following items.
  • Start the engine, and check for coolant and A/T fluid leaks.
  • Check the A/T fluid level.
  1. Drain engine coolant.
  2. Canada: Disconnect relay block (for daytime running light system) from battery hold-down clamp.
  3. Disconnect upper radiator hose from radiator.
  4. Disconnect lower radiator hose from water inlet pipe.
  5. Disconnect A/T oil cooler hoses from oil cooler pipes.
  6. Disconnect No.1 and No.2 cooling fan connectors.
  7. Disconnect No.1 Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) switch wire connector.

  8. Remove radiator and cooling fans assembly.
    1. Remove the 2 bolts and 2 upper supports. Torque: 12.8 Nm (9 ft. lbs.)
    2. Lift out the radiator, and remove the radiator and cooling fans assembly.
    3. Remove the 2 lower supports.
  1. Remove A/T Oil cooler hoses from radiator.
  2. Remove lower radiator hose from radiator.
  3. Remove No.1 ECT switch.

  4. Remove No.1 cooling fan from radiator. Remove the 2 bolts and cooling fan. Torque: 5.0 Nm (44 inch lbs.)
  5. Remove No.2 cooling fan from radiator. Remove the 3 bolts and cooling fan. Torque: 5.0 Nm (44 inch lbs.)
Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

Nov 06, 2008 | 1992 Lexus Es 300

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Coolant leak

Hello **** B. First double check the hose connection for the leak, it can drain to another connection & appear to leak there. Second, yes there is a gasket on the pipe connection to the block. To replace the gasket, park the car in a location for least 5 to 6 hours to cool down mabe longer. Have the gasket replacement, a tube of gasket sealant, 2 gallons of antifreeze, a drain bucket, and a very large rag or rags. Remove the hose, catch the fluid in bucket, remove the pipe, clean the old gasket area, apply gasket sealent, attache gasket, mount the pipe, tighten all mounting bolts a 1/2 to 3/4 turn each until torqued downed evenly, and attache hose. Fill reservoir, with radiator cap off, start engine and add coolant to radiator until full and you see fluid flowing. Apply cap & check for leaks. Easy???????? Good Luck.

Oct 17, 2008 | 1995 Plymouth Acclaim

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