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Postby labguy4242 » Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:43 pm

Hey guys,

I have a 96 Beretta 4 cyl. Bought it 2 months ago and has been running fine. As I was driving today, the temperature began to go up (never ran hot, but began climbing above the normal operating temperature) and it began losing power, then it died altogether. It wouldn't restart after several attempts. Any ideas where to start?

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Re: Stumped

Postby ifixalot » Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:38 pm

Will it start now that it's cooled off?
Maybe cooling radiator cooling fan died.
Maybe head gasket blew and coolant got too low in the system for the gauge to read.
Hows the oil? Milky in color?
Are you low on coolant now?
Just some things to check.

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Re: Stumped

Postby Money pit Beretta » Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:19 pm

Just so you know the 2.0/2.2L is prone to head gasket failure. As said check the oil for milk.

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Re: Stumped

Postby themixer » Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:27 pm

I second the head gasket not really too bad to replace!

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