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I have a 1999 Dodge Dakota with V8 5.2L or known as the 318. I bought the truck from a lady who didn't know that the clutches on the fan were bad so I began with replacing the clutches. Then when I drive around 5 miles it heats up to around 230 degrees. I have replaced water pump, thermostat, coolant temp sensor, flushed and reverse flushed heater core ...
About a week ago my 2003 Chrysler Sebring started pouring out coolant, when stopped or when idling. My ex-husband put some sealant stuff for radiators into the reservoir and the leak is a lot slower now. With plenty of coolant in it, now it is overheating and my heater is blowing cold air. Everyone is telling me it is more likely my thermostat, is this a ...
I just replaced the power steering pump, have had the water pump and battery replace within the last year. Has good tires on it. I think tranny is leaking fluid. Hasn't started the last couple of days. Makes a "whining" noise when I try to start it. When I finally got it started, greyish smoke came out of the exhaust and stank. I'm trying to get some decent ...
My Suzuki Grand Vitara is overheating. The coolant levels are good, heater is working, thermostat is working, and the water pump seems to be pumping. Not too sure of the fans, however. Do you have any other ideas?
My 1992 Honda Accord starts but will not go, like the brakes are severely stuck. It's standard transmission and recently we had to go in very high water!! What could it be ???

I have a 1994 Jaguar XJ6 Is there such thing as engine auto lock if you have a head gasket problem to keep water and oil mixing? I brought my car in for brakes and they've had it for months of problems getting parts and lots of excuses and when i finally gave up on them and went to pick it up it wouldn't start. It was running fine when I brought ...

My car was in flooded 3 Months ago, during Harvey storm, Water was up to the doors and got into the inside. we was told to get the carpet and console removed and dried out by insurance request, 3 Months later the transmission started slipping, we got it serviced and found out that we have been driving the car for 3 Months with water in the engine oil & ...

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