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  1. Modifications and Technical Discussions
    I did a drain and fill of coolant on my 2011 recently. Also replaced the thermostat. I don't think there were any major problems with the coolant (or thermostat), it didn't show too much electrical continuity with the engine, it seemed to have the right freeze protection properties, and I hadn't...
  2. Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hello! I'm providing a writeup on how I finally got the air pockets out of my cooling system. I'm hoping this helps others, and also gives myself a reference if I have to do it again. I know there are other writeups on here, but I did a lot of reading and never found a perfect step by step...
  3. Modifications and Technical Issues
    Does anyone know where to find a fully metal radiator or companies that custom make them? Or even one that isn't necessarily made for our cars but will fit will do, I just want it to be full metal. Plastic is the most dumb choice for a radiator.
  4. Modifications and Technical Issues
    Hello all, my insight has a cracked radiator so I'm about to replace it. I've replaced a radiator in other cars before so I know how this goes but I was warned by Scott, here in California, that there is an odd need to double flush these or something so please leave any tips, tricks, and links...
  5. Problems and Troubleshooting
    They also say that I can't see it and that I need to replace what they are calling the Auxilliary water pump. Can I conduct a simple test myself to verify that they are correct before shelling out for a new one? Help I need a good mechanic in the Hudson Valley.
  6. Problems and Troubleshooting
    I think I have a bad head gasket. Worth rebuilding? I plan to do the work myself, and I have the factory service manual already. My girlfriend and I bought the car with 236,500 miles last September, in Oklahoma City, and we had about a 60 mile trip back home to Stillwater. We had noticed a...
  7. Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi! My 2001 Insight continues to boil over every trip. Has anyone replaced their radiator, or replaced their head gasket or put a steel seal solvent in their coolant to stop head gasket leaks I have flushed the system a year & half ago, -put a new water pump in a year ago-( sprung a leak and...
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