HEATER

  • Tiny
  • car16
  • 2006 Hyundai Elantra
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 85,000 miles

I have a 2006 Hyundai elantra and when I stop the heat turns cold. What would cause this? The tempter gauge does not fluctuate during driving.

Friday, December 3rd, 2010 AT 9:36 PM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
  • Member

Your heater core maybe partially plugged you could try back flushing it. What's happening is water is not flowing thru heater at stop. Water pump is turning slower because engine is idle. Lower water flow is apparently not getting thru heater core.

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Saturday, December 4th, 2010 AT 9:47 PM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Or lower flow is too slow to keep up with heat extraction.

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Sunday, December 5th, 2010 AT 7:04 AM

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