I replaced radiator & thermostat now Kia 2000 Sophia will not hardly run at all??

Robin Elliott

Asked by Jul 14, 2015 at 01:44 AM about the 2000 Kia Sephia

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check compression, maybe top gasket got blown. why did you replace the radiator and thermostat ?

Robin Elliott

It was losing water from radiator and overheating. After putting a new radiator on it was still running hot, so therefore the new thermostat. Now it's bck firing n will barely run. !!!! Oil doesn't look milky but will it always look milky if heads r cracked r blown??


no not always, it can blow the water to the oil or compression to the water ports as well, do compression test it will show you what cylinder is blown

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