Go Back   Hyundai Forum - Hyundai Enthusiast Forums > Vehicle Line Up > Hyundai Elantra
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-09-2010, 03:10 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 1
Default 2003 Elantra Radiator Leak

I have a leak on the radiator and it seams to be coming from the cap. The cap doesnt seem to be fitting that tight. So I changed the radiator cap and topped off the fluid once again and checked it after I got it hot and it still looks like its spewing from under the radiator cap. The new cap doesnt seem to fit tight also but the radiator seems to hold pressure. Is there something I am overlooking? Maybe a bad radiator? I could use some help.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 12-09-2010, 04:14 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 900
Default

Look at fill neck where rubber seal on cap rests... is it all melted away ?

Should have a well defined clean raised ring around the opening.. poorly kept system will errode the seal ring off...
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-23-2010, 09:15 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Too close to Atlanta Georgia
Posts: 4
Thumbs up Beware of hidden radiator leaks!

At 106,000 miles my 2003 Elantra GT sedan developed a serious radiator leak which was hard to detect. It was replaced for about $300 and I have not had a problem since (128,000 miles) The is the ONLY major repair I have ever made to this car so I am still well-pleased.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2010, 09:15 AM
 
 
 
Reply



Tags
2003, elantra, fe, fix, gt, hyundai, leak, leaking, matrix, radiator, repair, replacement, santa, service, top


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors
Hyundai Custom Wheels

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:14 AM.

Internet Brands, Inc.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2010, Crawlability, Inc.