miataman86 Reader
April 11, 2012 8:06 p.m.

I noticed a strange noise a little while back when I turned off the engine in my 91 Miata upon getting home after work one day. A few seconds after the engine was shut down, there was a gurgling type noise coming from under the hood. Any ideas on what it could be?

EvanB UltraDork
April 11, 2012 8:54 p.m.

Coolant being sucked out of the reservoir to fill the radiator as it cools.

miataman86 Reader
April 11, 2012 8:56 p.m.

That's what I was thinking it was. Is that normal?

EvanB UltraDork
April 12, 2012 12:05 a.m.

I think so, mine did it a day or so after I refilled the cooling system.

emma157 New Reader
April 12, 2012 5:31 a.m.

i faced the same problem too.

emma157 New Reader
April 12, 2012 5:34 a.m.

but my mechanic solved it somehow. ill try and as him.

miataman86 Reader
April 12, 2012 8:35 a.m.

I made sure the cololing reservoir was topped off and it still does, but just to a lesser extent. Not so worried anymore about it.

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