Engine Cooling System Problems in popular cars

Engine Cooling System problem is a common vehicle problem that happens to most car brands and models. The following is a sample list of Engine Cooling System problems reported in most popular vehicles.

car   Engine Cooling System problem of Chevrolet Cruze

The car has been losing power over the past few months while under warranty. I kept taking it back to the chevy dealership and they said nothing was wrong and reset the light. However now the car will not barely go, I have power but its forced and its as if I have to push the car up the hills to go. I live in pennsylvania so this is not an ideal situation, but I have had my oil changed regularly every 3,000 miles although other issues have occurred with the car like the cooling system and the temp gage this time I have had it checked professionally with an outside consult rather than going to the dealership and they stated that it is my turbo it doesn't work and probably hasn't worked properly on my car. I have been on several forums for chevy Cruzes and it seems like there are lots of people with this issue as well.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Chevrolet Suburban

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500. The contact stated while starting the ignition, a loud knocking noise emitted from the engine. In addition, coolant was dispensed into the radiator reservoir every two days without coolant visible on the ground. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, who stated that the water pump would need to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired and the failure persisted. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 120,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Chrysler Cirrus

The contact owns a 1996 Chrysler Cirrus. The contact stated that while the vehicle was parked, there was smoke seen from the engine compartment. The contact also noticed that there was oil leaking onto the ground. The fire was extinguished using a fire extinguisher. The dealer was contacted and they advised the contact that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign id number: 96v006000 (engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline). The vehicle was neither diagnosed nor repaired. The failure and the current mileage was 49,063.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Chrysler 300

We have 5 Chrysler 300's used for transporting our residents in and around our community 4 out of 5 of these vehicles have had the same issue. The cooling system fan blades come apart and the shrouds of the fan go through the radiator causing immediate leakage of all coolant and destroying the radiator. As of date 4/30/12 Chrysler/Dodge has yet to recall this defect and is not covered under warranty. This is obviously a problem with this year, model and needs to recalled on the 300's and the Dodge chargers.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Dodge Ram 1500

When using the heater or air conditioner a toxic smell fills the cab causing metallic taste and occupants to have a headache. The factory says that they are aware of the problem and have even applied a star case number [xxx] with a release date of 10/24/2013. They say that the issue is bothersome but has no effect on durability or longevity of the cooling system. This is not my concern. My concern is, this toxic smell causing long term health problems or cancer? I have read many forums on the subject some dating back to March 2013. Information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u. S. C. 552(b)(6).

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Dodge Avenger

The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Avenger. The contact attempted numerous times to start the ignition however, the engine would not respond. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic for diagnosis where they stated that the engine would need to be replaced. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number 07v473000 (engine and engine cooling) but was advised that the VIN was not included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 86,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Ford Escape Hybrid

Submission to mark fields re 2008 Ford hybrid escape defects. The consumer stated about two weeks ago, a red master vehicle electrical hazard warning lamp and stop safely now message appeared on the dashboard, while driving at 60 mph. The engine immediately shut off. He was able to pull over safely. He turned off the vehicle, waited 5-10 minutes before re-starting it and drove a few miles, before the situation repeated itself, several more times, until he arrived home. After doing some research, he narrowed the problem down to what he believed to be the (mecs) motor engine cooling system pump, which from his understanding, was unique to the 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrids.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of GMC Envoy

The contact owns a 2002 GMC Envoy. The contact stated that after multiple attempts, the vehicle failed to start. The vehicle was towed to a dealer. The technician made the contact aware of recall NHTSA campaign id number: 04v289000 (engine and engine cooling). However, the vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 1,001.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of GMC Sierra

The contact owns a 2001 GMC Sierra. The contact was driving 40 mph when the vehicle stalled. The vehicle failed to restart and was towed to the contacts home. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where the dealer confirmed that the crankshaft needed to replaced. The manufacturer was contacted and they confirmed the VIN failed to qualify for a recall under NHTSA campaign id number: 07v521000(engine and engine cooling). The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 29,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Acura TSX

2004 Acura Tsx 61k miles, cooling system failed completely. I was just driving locally when I noticed a rattling noise. On some investigation I found out that the noise comes only when the a/c is turned on. Took it to a dealer (pohanka Acura, chantilly va) and they said some part within a/c compressor has exploded and there are metal pieces all over the a/c system and that the entire a/c system needs to be replaced at a cost of $4500. There have been similar complaints all over the internet for the 2004 Acura Tsx's. I put on very less miles on the car per year and maintained it perfectly (periodic maintenance, regular oil changes). How can Acura not issue a recall or assist owners with this problem? the dealer said that they couldn't do anything to assist with the repair, nor would they talk to Acura to explain my situation. I just spent about $750 to replace a failer sensor to make the air bag check light go away. I did not expect this from Acura! I'm going to make sure all my friends are warned about the poor quality of Acura engineering and customer service. The trick part of it is that everything falls apart right after the warranty period (50k) is over. Well, Acura has got bright engineering minds to make the parts last for 50k miles.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Acura RDX

2007 Acura Rdx caught fire under the hood and totally destroyed the vehicle. Neither the driver, the fire department or the insurance company was able to identify the cause of the fire.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Honda Civic

Tl-the contact owns a 2006 Honda Civic. While driving approximately 30 mph, the engine warning indicator illuminated continuously until the engine was turned off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who stated the engine was cracked . The vehicle was not repaired. There was a technical service bulletin associated with NHTSA action number 10030876 (engine and engine cooling:engine). The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 106,000. Js.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Honda Civic

Texas - was traveling down highway when car suddenly felt like a tire was going down. Quickly exited and car died as the temperature gauge showed vehicle was hot. Had no prior warning indication engine was hot. This total incident suddenly occurred and ended in less than 1 minute. Had vehicle towed to mechanic who maintains vehicle on a regular basis. Mechanic advised that engine was completely gone due to cracked block which also blew the head. Mechanic further advised that Honda had technical service bulletins reference this vehicle model with engine and cooling problems and had extended warranty for this problem. Vehicle was towed to local Honda dealer and Honda is replacing the whole engine because of this problem at no further cost to me. Very happy with my dealership.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Hyundai Santa Fe

While driving in rain and high humidity, going south on route 95, a/c cooling stopped working and only warm air was blowing through the vents. Stopped working for over an hour, until I stopped for gas in ft. Piece. When I restarted, it began to work and worked for another 20 minutes before it stopped. I brought it to the dealer on Jun 3. Dealer said he could not reproduce the problem and would do nothing. It happened again on Jun 13 while driving. I went back to the dealer and he again said he could not reproduce it and would do nothing. I reported it Hyundai would said it could not be reproduced and would do nothing. I found numerous instances, on the internet, of people reporting this problem, but was told unless I could reproduce on my vehicle, nothing would be done. I have to wait for it to happen again and hope the car dealer is open.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Hyundai Elantra

I recently took my car in for maintenance and everything was good to go. All of a sudden out of no where my car's radiator and gasket blew. I am being told by 3 different places that my gages are not reading, I was told when I bought the car and when I took it in for regular maintence that the gauges work. Since this happened all of the mechanics are telling me that there is a defect in the gauges. My car is still under warrenty but since the gauge did not read an overheat it cracked my radiator and now hyndai will not cover the warrenty.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Infiniti I35

The contact owns a 2002 Infiniti I35. The contact stated that while parked, the vehicle began shaking vigorously. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis. The technician stated the cam shaft intake would have to be replaced. The vehicle was included in the recall under NHTSA campaign number: 03v455000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated the recall was remedied by the previous owner. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was unknown.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Jeep Wrangler

The engine has released more than one gallon of antifreeze into the oiling system in less than 500 miles. After removal of the valve cover, a fracture in the cooling system cylinder head water jacket has been found between cylinders 3 and 4 that permits coolant to enter into the oiling system. The dealership stated that the cylinder heads are known to crack without cause, can be replaced with a cylinder head that maybe prone to cracking again and in additon will require several more components to be replaced. The dealership offered no further information.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Jeep Liberty

The contact owns a 2004 Jeep Liberty. While driving approximately 25 mph, the contact noticed smoke coming from under the hood. The contact stopped the vehicle and upon opening the hood noticed flames. The fire department reported to the scene. The vehicle was towed to the contact's home and was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and sent an investigator to inspect the vehicle. The inspector determined there was not a manufacturing defect. There was a recall under NHTSA campaign id number: 04v337000 (engine and engine cooling) that could have been related to the failure. The manufacturer informed the contact of the outstanding recalls which did not include the engine recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 77,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Land Rover Range Rover

While on a trip from ohio back to charlotte, nc I was driving through the mountains and got a reduced engine performance warning while on an incline with a truck behind me and the engine would not pick up speed and I began to lose power and almost got hit by the truck behind me. I pulled over, took the key out of the ignition, reinserted the key and was able to drive again. Upon my research, I found that the wiring on these vehicles has a known issue of being crossed and the auxiliary cooling pump has issues as well. I was told by my mechanic that the part is not covered and nor is the labor to fix this issue. I called Land Rover and although they are aware of this issue that they will not do anything about it. This is an obvious issue with the manufacturing of the vehicle as they are well aware of the wires being put in incorrectly!.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Land Rover LR2

The contact owns a 2008 Land Rover Lr2. The contact was driving 60 mph when the vehicle stalled due to coolant leaking on the alternator and causing the alternator to malfunction. The contact took the vehicle to a local mechanic and was advised that there was an open recall regarding the coolant hose. The contact called the manufacturer regarding the unknown recall and was advised that the vehicle was included in a manufacturers recall but not for the alternator. The contact stated that they never received a recall notice. The failure mileage was 53,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Lexus IS350

The contact owns a 2008 Lexus 350 is. The contact stated that when starting the vehicle, the vehicle would exhibit abnormal rattling noises and would shake excessively. The contact stated that the engine would also drive roughly when driving at least 25 mph. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign id number: 10v309000 (engine and engine cooling:engine) and the vehicle was taken to the dealer for repairs. The contact was awaiti9ng repairs to the vehicle. The failure mileage was 43,400.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Lexus LS460

The contact owns a 2008 Lexus Ls460. The contact stated that the vehicle had problems with overheating. It would also not accelerate when the accelerator pedal was depressed. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who staed that the radiator overflow tab clip had been broken by the dealer who had performed a recall repair and it was super glued back on. The contact was also informed that a new radiator was needed. The contact called the manufacturer who offered no assistance. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 30,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Lincoln LS

The car started making knocking noise while riding on hwy 85 and I pulled over off on an exit and the car stop would not crank. It only happen this one time. It had to be towed. I had to buy a new engine. My Lincoln Ls only has 108000 miles on it . My check engine warning light was illuminated and I took the car for inspection. The spark plugs were replaced and the failure seemed to be remedied however , the vehicle begin to backfire and drive abnormally rough ,,in addition , the engine would exhibit abnormal noises and an overpowering oil oder. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer where the contact was in formed that the head gasket and coil would need to be replacing. The failure mileage was 105,000 and the currant mileage was108,000. The power windows have failed two times and the paint is peeling. I bought this Lincoln Ls because I new it was a good car buying it from the Ford & Mercury dealer . I m sad to say they have let me down and I should not have to be paying double for it. I am a person who believe in taking care of what I live to pay for. I always keep up with oil changing and keeping a clean car . I have over paid more than what this 2001ls Lincoln is worth. I am seriously thinking about not buying another Ford vehicle again. The cost of an new engine and other repairs out of pocket repairs cost me over $7000. 00 in cash added on to my car being paid off. I paid $ 23000. 00and maid my payments on time . Thank you for your sincere concern. .

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Lincoln Navigator

Air bags are very loud and they run often air conditioning in rear makes a popping noise air conditioning in blows through floor vents when I accelerate I haven't been able to fix it because it is too expensive.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mazda Tribute

On June 25, 2013 @ 11:00am I called Mazda corporation (reference call number: 148295420) about recalls associated with my Mazda Tribute 2003 and was told that the recalls were not assigned to the VIN number of my vehicle. The Mazda representative stated that only the seat beat adjustment has been assigned to my vehicle and that I do not qualify for the recall. Mazda will not honor the recall. I bought the Tribute in 2010 from a dealership; thus, was not aware of the recalls. I have been having a lot of problems with the vehicle and have spent a lot of money trying to fix it. I have a 13 and 14 year old girls and am a single parent. According to the recall, the vehicle is not safe. I cannot afford right now to purchase another vehicle. I am only asking Mazda to honor the recalls. Please see the recall notice below from Mazda. Item affected: engine and engine cooling date announced: 7/27/2012 description of recall: Mazda is recalling certain model year 2001 through 2006, and 2008, Tribute vehicles equipped with 3. 0l v6 engines and speed control. Inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost-fully depressed. This risk exists regardless of whether or not speed control (cruise control) is used. Action needed to fix Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles by increasing the engine cover clearance, free of charge. Remedy parts are now available. The safety recall began on September 13, 2012. Owners may contact Mazda customer assistance center at 1-800-222-5500, option #6.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mazda Tribute

The contact owns a 2001 Mazda Tribute. The contact stated that while driving approximately 25 mph and braking for a traffic stop, the vehicle accelerated with a rapid increase in engine rpms. After repeated attempts, the vehicle came to a stop. The contact would experience the failure sporadically and without warning. The vehicle was recently repaired under NHTSA campaign id number 12v357000 (engine and engine cooling, speed control). The malfunction happened after the recall remedy repair was performed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 199,900.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mercedes Benz E320

2004 E320 4matic wagon. Engine stalled while merging to I-65 sb. Vehicle was 7qt low on oil. Vehicle was not equipped with a manual dipstick to check oil. Vehicle is equipped with flexible service system that monitors oil level, conductivity, temp, pressure. Owners manual shows that if any parameters are outside normal, or in the case of sensor/system failure, a red warning would appear on instrument cluster to instruct the driver to stop the vehicle and turn off the engine. No warning was displayed. Dealership states instrument cluster failed to communicate with central computer due to a software issue. Engine must be replaced. Requested Mercedes Benz to replace engine and assign engineering team to address issue and issue a service campaign to prevent failure from happening to others. Mercedes benz stated that they will provide no assistance. I am concerned that this issue could also fail to provide other important information (brake system, airbags, engine cooling paramaters) as well. As an engineer, in my opnion, this is clearly a design flaw that needs to be addressed and should have been evaluated by a failure mode effects analysis prior to deciding to remove the manual dipstick. If instrument cluster could not communicate with central computer, it should display a warning to stop the vehicle.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mercedes Benz C Class

2004 Mercedes Benz c- class wagon. Consumer writes in regards to defect that allows coolant to leak into the transmission, requiring replacement of the transmission, torque converter and radiator the consumer stated he was forced to spend over six thousand dollars to have the transmission replaced, to correct a defect Mercedes Benz was aware of.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mercury Mariner Hybrid

While traveling on an interstate highway, car lost power, speed declined to 25 mph and went into hybrid mode. "pull over safely" light went on. We pulled over and turned off engine. After a few minutes it restarted and we were able to drive the car at normal speed. The outside temperature was high--in the 90s--and the air conditioning was on high when the power failed. We had a similar incident about a month earlier while trying to park the car on a hot day with air conditioning on. . Speed was minimal because we were parking but car lost power and pull over safely light went on. After second incident we took car to a Ford dealer who said the hybrid system cooling pump had failed and needed to be replaced. Cost to replace the pump was $470.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mercury Mariner Hybrid

Driving at highway speeds, vehicle suddenly shut down and displayed a "stop safely now" message on the lcd and a warning light on the dash. The engine just shut off completely, no electric drive either. Extremely dangerous condition. This happened twice. Vehicle restarted within a minute and operated normally for about 30 minutes. This is a common problem with the Mercury mariner and Ford escape versions of this vehicle. . Read more...

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mitsubishi Endeavor

Air conditioning water recipient clogs causing flooding of the drivers side floor. It is the third time it happens to my Mitsubishi Endeavor 2005 SUV. , whose mileage is 55k. This causes bad odor,growth of microorganisms and could lead to accidents because of wet shoes. Additionally, unclogging the water recipient is expensive.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Mitsubishi Diamante

I have a 2003 Mitsubishi Diamante LS with 71677 miles on it all of the sudden my husband (the primary driver) tells me that every time he gets out of the car he feels light headed and nauseous. Days later the front windshield started fogging up while driving and after turning the car off (whether it is warm or cold outside) I googled why would this happen and have spoken with a few mechanics and they are telling me that it is the heater core going out, and that the reason why my husband is getting light headed and nauseous is because there is anti-freeze coming into the interior of the car which is very detrimental to your health. I have read a ton of complaints on different websites and they all say the same thing. I contacted Mitsubishi corporate today and spoke with a kim in customer service and explained to her what was going on and asked why Mitsubishi has not done anything about this. First because of the health implications, secondly because of the safety issue of the windshield fogging up while you're driving to where you can't see and thirdly that from reading the complaints, the heater core is right above the computer in the car so if the heater core is leaking antifreeze, it could fry the computer and cause a possible crash if the car were to stop suddenly. She said that "seeing that I hadn't had the car into a dealership in the last year that there is nothing they can do about it". I told her that it just started and what was I suppose to do, look into my crystal ball and know a year ahead of time that the heater core was going to go out. This is ludicrous! ! ! Mitsubishi knows that this is a serious issue and are not doing one thing to fix it (by issuing a recall) where do we Diamante owners go to get some help? do we need to file a class action lawsuit as that seems like the only way a fire is going to get lit under them (corporations tend to act if it means losing tons of money) the car can't be driven and I'm still paying on it. Help!.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Nissan Maxima

I have three recall notifications and Nissan customer service says they are not valid to my VIN. So are these recalls not valid or does Nissan not want to recall my vehicle? recall subject : passenger side air bag inflator may rupture report receipt date: Jun 24, 2014 NHTSA campaign number: 14v361000 component(s): air bags recall subject : Nissan/crank/cam position sensor weld report receipt date: Nov 17, 2003 NHTSA campaign number: 03v455000 component(s): engine and engine cooling.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Nissan Altima

Tl - the contact owns a 2003 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that the vehicle would fail to start. The contact stated that it took numerous attempts until the vehicle was able to start up. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer for a diagnostic. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 03v455000 (engine and engine cooling). The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 137,095. Dr.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of SAAB 9-3

1. Normal driving leads to issue. 2. Low oil indicator illuminates when driving for more than 1 hour at highway speed. 3. Nothing done to correct issue, dealership says SAAB is aware of the issue, but no corrective action has been taken.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of SAAB 95

Without warning, on two occasions, my wife's 2003 SAAB 9-5 aero wagon has stopping running while she was driving in traffic at approximately 45 miles per hour. The car has been factory maintained and is in excellent condition. Obviously, it is very dangerous to have the vehicle stop running without any warning. The car had a new fuel pump and crankshaft sensor installed but the problem recurred about 6 weeks after the repair. Thank you for your time and consideration. [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u. S. C. 552(b)(6).

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Saturn Vue Hybrid

A/c compressor clutch assembly missing. Seems the compressor builds up too much pressure and blows the clutch assembly off making the a/c inoperable.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Saturn ION

The air conditioner motor slows down and makes some funny grinding noise. Does not blow as strong as it used to on my 2003 Saturn Ion.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Subaru Forester

Tl- the contact owns a 2004 Subaru Forester. The contact stated there was a slight leak of oil coming from the engine that was dripping into the catylitic converter. The vehicle was taken to dealer after learning of NHTSA recall campaign id number: 04v473000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance since the vehicle was not included in any recalls. The failure mileage was 78,000 and the current mileage was 80,000. Pmb.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Subaru Outback

The contact owns a 2003 Subaru Outback. The head gasket failed. He noticed that the air conditioner wasn't cooling and the reservoir was empty, but it didn't have a leak. He took the vehicle to a mechanic and the diagnostic test located the failure as the head gasket. The vehicle will be repaired. The VIN information wasn't available. The failure and current mileage were 76,600.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Suzuki Forenza

The contact owns a 2007 Suzuki Forenza. The contact stated that the vehicle began to lose radiator fluid sporadically. The vehicle was inspected by an independent mechanic, who was unable to locate a leak of any sort. No repairs were made to the vehicle and the vehicle continued to lose fluid. Several weeks later while accelerating from a traffic stop at 45 mph, smoke was seen coming from under the hood. In addition, the engine temperature began to increase rapidly. The contact assumed that the failure was caused by a faulty radiator. The vehicle was parked and upon further inspection, the contact discovered that radiator coolant had exploded all over the engine compartment and under the hood area. The vehicle was inspected by a second mechanic, who advised that the engine cooling fans were failing sporadically. In addition, the head gasket was failing. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact also stated that the transmission range sensor would recurringly fail. The transmission range sensor had been replaced four times over the course of 5 years. The manufacturer was contacted but offered no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 53,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Suzuki XL7

I too have 2008 Xl7, that required sevice due to engine light coming on with ticking noise. I too was told it was due to improper oil filter being used. My car had less than 21,000 miles. My car had been serviced at speed lube in mt. Vernon, IL. If Suzuki knew there was a problem with improper oil filters, why were the owners not advised of this problem with a bulliten news letter. Only the dealership was aware of this problem. I too spent approx $1500 to have my car repaired.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Toyota Sienna

With no warning at all the engine cooling lines just ruptured in my drive way spilling oil all over the front of my house on the concrete and I have seen people on line with less mileage then my 07 Sienna xle having the similar problem something about cheap rubber was used to make these lines there is even a you tube video on this matter . . This a safety concern glad it happen in front of my house instead of on the road with my family on board .

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Toyota Corolla

The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Corolla. The contact stated while driving approximately 45 mph, the engine warning indicator illuminated in conjunction to harsh shifting. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. A trouble code detected a malfunction with the clutch solenoid. There was a recall related to the failure under NHTSA campaign id number 10v384000 (engine and engine cooling) however, the VIN was not included. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Volkswagen Passat

I was driving on the highway in my 1996 vw Passat at 65 mph and the entire inside of my car was engulfed with water and anti freeze steam and vapor. It was quickly and with out warning impossible to see through the windshield. The probable cause of the problem is a defective heater core. This is a very serious safety issue and could have lead to a major accident resulting in injury or death.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Volkswagen Jetta

2006 volkswaon Jetta cooling fan stopped working at just over 50k miles and 2 months out of warranty. Vw of America will not cover this (as it it out of warranty). It seems to be a common problem for many customers.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Volvo V70

The contact owns a 2004 Volvo V70. The contact stated that the check engine and oil pressure warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel as the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was taken to a mechanic where the contact was advised that the fuel pressure sensor needed to be replaced. The contact was told there was a recall under NHTSA campaign id number: 07v266000 (engine and engine cooling) but the manufacturer stated that the vehicle was not included in the recall. The failure and the current mileages were 75,000.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Volvo V70

The contact owns a 2004 Volvo V70. While driving approximately 70 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle and the vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostics. The mechanic stated to the contact that the fuel pressure sensor would have to be replaced. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 07v226000 (engine and engine cooling) but was advised by the manufacturer that the VIN was not included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 97,000. Kmj.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Audi S4

My coolant pump blew around 10k miles. I live in boston. It was cold that morning - single digits. I started the car and heard a flapping noise. I ignored it and drove to get coffee. When the car warmed up, the flapping noise went away so I started out to my destination. About 5 miles down the road, the coolant warning light came on to shut down the engine. I pulled off the highway and turned off the engine. There was smoke coming from the engine compartment and the inside was wet. I called aaa and they towed the car to the Audi dealership. After researching the problem, I learned that many others are having a similar experience. Count me among those that are upset that Audi is not fixing this before it happens. It doesn't have to be a public recall but a simple call from my dealership asking me to come in so they can fix a potentially faulty part.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Audi A5

As I was driving to work on a cold January morning here in the mid-atlantic, the water pump broke again after Audi replaced it about a year ago. The coolant leaked quickly, and the "shut engine" light came on. I waited for four hours before a tow truck was available. According to my dealer, Audi is aware that these plastic water pumps are defective but did not inform Audi drivers for two reasons: 1) they do not have sufficient parts in stock to replace all the probable defective ones and according to regulations, they must have ample parts before they can issue a voluntary recall; and 2) it has not been required by the government because there are insufficient complaints. The dealer replaced the broken pump with one that is now supposedly made of metal instead of plastic. It took them only a day to get the replacement part in, as opposed to a week the first time this occurred. The dealer informed me that they have been dealing with 5-10 cases of broken water pumps each week since the cold weather started - Audi A5/q5s.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of BMW 535

The contact owns a 2011 BMW 535i. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v176000 (engine, engine cooling) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of BMW X5

The contact owns a 2011 BMW X5. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number: 14v176000 (engine and engine cooling) exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The dealer stated that the part was not available. The manufacturer was made aware of the delay. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact did not experience a failure.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Buick Regal

The low coolant light sensor flashes on and off, if the car is idol the temperature gauge moves up rapidly. I have had the coolant and therostate check, both are fine. My mechanic advised to check this website for engining cooling recall and there is one. I need to know where to take my car to get this issue fixed under the recall.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Buick Park Avenue

Tl-the contact owns a 2002 Buick Park Avenue. The contact stated that while servicing the vehicle, the dealer found a leak in the lower intake gasket. The upper intake was found to be deformed and caused a cooling fluid leak. The vehicle was repaired. The failure was not reported to the manufacturer. The failure mileage and current mileage was 45,000. Kmj.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Cadillac Eldorado

Tl-the contact owns a 1999 Cadillac el-dorado. While driving 55mph and within thirty minutes of driving the vehicle started to over heat. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who stated they did a diagnostic test and found the water pump and the over pipe gasket was leaking. They replaced the water pump, the over pipe gasket and the thermostat. The contact stated the vehicle contiues to overheat on many occasions. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer who stated they cannot find the problem for the failure and to take the vehicle to another mechanic to get another opinion. The manufacturer was notified who offered no assistance. The failure mileage was 184,320. Mw.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Cadillac Deville

My car was overheatng. I had the water pump replaced and the radiator and it continued to over heat. I took it to the dealership where they told me that I my cross over pipes were leaking and I would need a new engine. I hfound this very hard to believe when I have taken such good care of the my care with scheduled oil changes and the works. I love my car and I don't want to get rid of it, please help me.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Jaguar X-type

The tire in question, drivers side front, without notice completely deflated causing the vehicle to go out of control at approximately 50 mph, spin out, go through the median and into the opposite lane. On the inside of the tire (side closest to the engine), the sidewall of the tire had been completely removed from the tread. Note: tire type is a zri which is not listed a choice in the database.

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car   Engine Cooling System problem of Jaguar S-type

My left front tire was shaking profusely due to the lower control ball not being secured properly.

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