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our daughter has a 1993 buick regal 3800, it is low on radiator fluid we think, but there is a warning that says to chech owners manual for special radiator fill recomendations. We dont have the manual. Any suggestions? Does it take that red radiator fluid?
I have a 1995 Lexus ES 300 and my radiator is leaking or broke. Approximately how much does it cost to fix or buy a new one?
Help me!! For the love of Pete (or in my case Chris), we can*t figure out what is wrong with my 1993 Honda Civic LX. Five years ago we took it in (to a "reputable" repair shop) for routine maintenance as we were planning a road trip from Baltimore to Montreal to see the Canadian Grand Prix. We get the usual, tire rotation, oil change, etc. and are told ...
Hi Patty, I have a 93 Honda Accord which recently received a rebuilt engine. A few days ago, the radiator literally exploded (entire top blew off with cap). Before that happened, the check engine light came on (per mechanic code 02) and there were 2 times when the car had been on multiple short errand runs that it would not start for awhile and then it ...
98 Jeep Grd Cherk Ltd, after I\'ve turned the ignition off and go to my porch, I can see my jeep, jerk...and will jerk at 44 second intervals; or 23 second intervals; or 9 second intervals. (The jerk, months later the motor seized, and motor replaced, the jerk is still there). The motor seized. Was replaced. The jeep still jerks at random intervals. Phoned ...
My radiator cracked and was replaced in March. A month later, it was running through coolant and I replaced the radiator cap. Now (July) it still runs hot occasionally. Any ideas? Also, my air conditioning is no longer running cold. I have never had anything done to the a/c system other than replacing the belt. The car is 6 years old. Will I need ...
My car overheats only when it is hot outside. Would that be due to the thermostat, the radiator, or water pump?

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