OVER HEATING

  • Tiny
  • shielacross
  • 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • 167,000 miles

I have a 2003 mitsubishi eclipse. It is overheating. I have put in a new thermostat and there are no leaks under the car or when I open the hood. Any suggestions?

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 AT 4:12 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Get a leak down test to confirm the motor does not have a blown head gasket from overheating.

The rad could be clogged as well.

Roy

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 AT 4:14 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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Are the cooling fans working?

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 AT 4:45 PM
  • Tiny
  • shielacross
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Yes, the fans are running fine.

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 AT 8:25 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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When does the overheating occur?
Are you having coolant losses issues?

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Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 AT 4:52 AM

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