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sedona overheating

01-08-2017, 08:12 PM
I have an 2005 kia sedona which is overheating. I checked the thermostat and it opens so thats not the problem. Should I expect a head gasket change? What else can I do? It was puffing out a lot of white smoke from the tailpipe.

01-08-2017, 09:55 PM
Are you sure the white exhaust wasn't just moisture since it's been quite cold lately? Does the exhaust smell like coolant is being burned? Is the level in the radiator/overflow tank dropping?

If the level of coolant in the system is not dropping, I'd start by confirming that the radiator fan or fans is/are working properly.


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