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My car temp suddenly boiling while driving.

Old cars use only water, therefore this boiling is very common.

Now-adays new cars use coolant+water in the radiator that prevent such thing from happening.

What can I do now?

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My car temp suddenly boiling while driving.

Old cars use only water, therefore this boiling is very common.

Now-adays new cars use coolant+water in the radiator that prevent such thing from happening.

What can I do now?

 

 

Prob 1 or more fans not working. Hv it checked b4 it explodes.

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My car temp suddenly boiling while driving.

Old cars use only water, therefore this boiling is very common.

Now-adays new cars use coolant+water in the radiator that prevent such thing from happening.

What can I do now?

Thermostat , maybe not opening

Fan not running due to it as well

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most problem is the loosing of connectors, it happen for me.

 

boiling, then immediately went back to s.c, diagnosis and found out it's only the loosing of connectors causing fan not working.

 

ever since then, happily ever after. :D

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When the car had cooled down, remove and inspect the radiator cap.

If the rubber seals in the radiator cap had deteriorated, this may contribute to water boiling.

This was what my Nissan Pulsar encountered many years ago.

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Also check the Radiator got choke or not, need to flush it out if it was choked.

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My car temp suddenly boiling while driving.

Old cars use only water, therefore this boiling is very common.

Now-adays new cars use coolant+water in the radiator that prevent such thing from happening.

What can I do now?

Get a tow car and tow the car to your preferred workshop.

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You know the cause and you have answer yourself :D. I reckon you have not much choice but to get to your trust mechanic to get a replacement. Do not bother to do flushing or repair as many of the radiator tubes have rust and corroded beyond service and repair.

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there was once it happened to me..

 

turned out the fan stopped spinning...

 

got it fixed

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My car temp suddenly boiling while driving.

Old cars use only water, therefore this boiling is very common.

Now-adays new cars use coolant+water in the radiator that prevent such thing from happening.

What can I do now?

 

New car old car also use coolant. It helps to prevent rust as well as aid cooling of the radiator.

 

Overheating can be a few reasons...a few that I know of

 

1) Fan not working. You drive temp is ok...but when you stop...temp start climbing.

 

2) Thermo not working.

 

3) Leaking radiator

 

4) choked radiator due to rust.

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Went to Autobacs to check, confirmed got leakage.

Quoted $780 to change the bushing + 4 hoses.

 

Then the technician says my timing belt time to change, need $800 for the work.

Any workshop in Sin Ming that can do this cheaper?

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Any workshop will be cheaper than Autobacc.

 

Depending on car models...change timing belt (sure need to change or not...what is the mileage ?) would cost between 600-1000.

 

If really need to change, then you should repair your leaks as well (assuming its just hoses leaking and not the radiator itself). The labour should be cheaper since changing of timing belt is a rather major repair.

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Went to Autobacs to check, confirmed got leakage.

Quoted $780 to change the bushing + 4 hoses.

 

Then the technician says my timing belt time to change, need $800 for the work.

Any workshop in Sin Ming that can do this cheaper?

 

 

What car u drive?

 

Repair radiator cost $780? Wah change 4 hose n what bushing? Why change so many things?

 

Timing belt depends on car. Most jap/korean abt $500-600 incl waterpump n coolant.

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Went to Autobacs to check, confirmed got leakage.

Quoted $780 to change the bushing + 4 hoses.

 

Then the technician says my timing belt time to change, need $800 for the work.

Any workshop in Sin Ming that can do this cheaper?

 

no one repairs at autobacs.

 

the only competitive service they have is oil change.

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no one repairs at autobacs.

 

the only competitive service they have is oil change.

 

Yah, I stupid, think since go there so repair loh, but I hold on to the timing belt.

Which Sin Ming shop is good for repairing Hyundai car?

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hyundai is very common car liao. can repair any workshop that you prefer. do a search here for some recommended workshop.

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Yah, I stupid, think since go there so repair loh, but I hold on to the timing belt.

Which Sin Ming shop is good for repairing Hyundai car?

 

 

I usually buy all e parts fr timing chg n pay my mech abt $100 plus labour.

 

That way i know everything has been changed n i control e quality of parts used.

 

U need to chng waterpump n coolant at same time. I wil change ac alternator belt at same time.

 

Hyundai most good mech can do. Just normal job.

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Went to check with MJ Automobile, they quoted $550, will need one full day for the job.

It's so much cheaper than Autobacs who quoted me $800.

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