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Overheated now wont start

Crown Vic running hot, started to decelerate, so i parked it on tha side of the road. Put antifreeze, oil and trans fluid and it still wouldn't start. What could be the problem

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  • Gary Queen
    Gary Queen May 11, 2010

    First you have to figure out why it lost fluids.. Gasket problem could be the cause... do you have coolant mixing w/oil?

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Or it could have jump time

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    Robert Steed Jun 22, 2014

    Or it could have jump time

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I know this engine well, most llikely no cylinder compression or blown head gasket, the engine is all aluminum, so once overheated it is ruined. You will need to overhaul it or more likely reoplace it with a rebuilt, make sure to replace all the belts hoses and waterpump, I would have the radiator cleaned and tested as well.

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2 possible reasons for not restarting- antifreeze in cylinders or spark plugs distorted for overheating, may need to change to restart.

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