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2012 Kia Sportage Base 2WD 4dr

2012 Kia Sportage
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2 Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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October 21, 2012, 1:08 pm

John P
 

Question: Radiator fluid sprays out of the overflow when vehicle is in drive but not when idling.

I recently changed the faulty fan clutch which solved the overheating problem while idling, but when the vehicle is in drive it overheats. Pressure checked it and there are no leaks. What could be the problem.


October 23, 2012, 10:38 pm

Richard W
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Blown head gasket. Have the radaitor checked foe HC. Even if it holds pressure you can still have a bad head geasket.


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