I hAVE a mitsubishi gALant 2001 and it overheats I put in antifreeze I changed the lower radiator hose it still runs hot what could posibly be the causes for this

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Asked by Jul 21, 2013 at 04:53 PM

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im really stumped here I rely on this car to get back and forth to work any advice would be greatly appreciated

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Does it mainly run hot when you are stopped at red lights and such and cool down as you are at highway speeds?

try replacing the thermostat

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If it does as I stated above check the fans in front of radiator. They should be coming on at idle to cool engine down. If they are not coming on that's probably your issue.

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actually I looked at it and it lookd like something is backing the antifreeze from the motor because its leaking right under the fuel injector is that fixable without going to a mechanic

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Is it the v6 motor or 2.4L 4 cylinder

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2.4 4cylinder

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That is close to where your lower radiator hose hooks up isn't it? Or is it on the other end of engine?

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