COOLING LIQUID ISN'T CICRCULATING, STRANGE CLICKING AND SMELL

  • Tiny
  • miodragradovic
  • 2000 Hyundai Atos
  • 70,000 miles

I have Hyundai Atos which performed flawlessly for 115000km. Yesterday, I heard a strange clicking noise and felt smell of burned oil. I stopped and found out that coolant is not circulating (radiator and hoses were cold/cooling liquid level is normal). Is it thermostat or water pump or something completely different?

Monday, October 8th, 2012 AT 6:44 AM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
  • Expert
  • 41,976 posts

If the hoses were cold when overheating occurs, it means there are no coolant in system. You need to check for a leak in the system and hope you have not damaged the engine.

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Monday, October 8th, 2012 AT 9:35 AM

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