The Truth About Cars » thermostat http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » thermostat http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Piston Slap: So Hot, Yet So Cold! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224649 Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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Piston Slap: Cooling to the MAXX? (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/piston-slap-dex-cool-maxx-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/piston-slap-dex-cool-maxx-part-ii/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:40:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=937498   CJ writes: My name’s CJ I have a 04 (Malibu MAXX) with a 3.5 V6 and I have the same problem with the car running hot (as Part I) but here’s the kicker :when the a/c is on the it runs normal, completely normal under both situations.  I’m thinking fan switch, but the radiator sounds […]

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  CJ writes: My name’s CJ I have a 04 (Malibu MAXX) with a 3.5 V6 and I have the same problem with the car running hot (as Part I) but here’s the kicker :when the a/c is on the it runs normal, completely normal under both situations.  I’m thinking fan switch, but the radiator sounds […]

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Piston Slap: The Too Cool Miata? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/piston-slap-the-too-cool-miata/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/piston-slap-the-too-cool-miata/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:09:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=653858 John writes: Dear Sajeev, Thank you for much good reading and practical knowledge for a very amateur do-it-yourselfer. My auto repair and maintenance skills are very limited, but I enjoy doing what I can myself. Even just the oil changes and having control of the materials used to perform it. So you are looking for […]

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John writes: Dear Sajeev, Thank you for much good reading and practical knowledge for a very amateur do-it-yourselfer. My auto repair and maintenance skills are very limited, but I enjoy doing what I can myself. Even just the oil changes and having control of the materials used to perform it. So you are looking for […]

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Piston Slap: Cooling to the MAXX? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/piston-slap-cooling-to-the-maxx/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/piston-slap-cooling-to-the-maxx/#comments Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=484313 Scott writes: Hello – Saw a Dex-cool question you posted previously, and figured I would try my own. We have a ’06 Malibu Maxx SS. Basically the car runs hot, but not all the time. I have been religious about flushing the cooling system and using only the correct fluids. It has 91k, and I’ve […]

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Scott writes: Hello – Saw a Dex-cool question you posted previously, and figured I would try my own. We have a ’06 Malibu Maxx SS. Basically the car runs hot, but not all the time. I have been religious about flushing the cooling system and using only the correct fluids. It has 91k, and I’ve […]

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Piston Slap: Too Cool, or Dex-Cool? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/piston-slap-dex-cool-or-just-too-cool/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/piston-slap-dex-cool-or-just-too-cool/#comments Mon, 06 Aug 2012 11:57:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455524     Nate writes: Ok, you asked for input and I’ve got a question about my 2003 Cadillac CTS. I figure I’m more likely to get a reliable answer from you and the best & brightest of TTAC than the goof balls at Car Talk (this letter is from February-SM), so I’ll ask. I bought […]

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    Nate writes: Ok, you asked for input and I’ve got a question about my 2003 Cadillac CTS. I figure I’m more likely to get a reliable answer from you and the best & brightest of TTAC than the goof balls at Car Talk (this letter is from February-SM), so I’ll ask. I bought […]

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