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Overheat and now wont start what could it be?

I was driving, and the car overheated and then wont start what could be?

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    mawi_ak14 Feb 13, 2012

    i think theres no compression

  • Erock Feb 16, 2012

    Based on what you're describing you have probably blown a head gasket

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Depending on how severely it overheated, it could be that the head gasket is damaged and in need of repair. There are a few different ways of diagnosing the head gasket, the simplest is to crank the engine while you have a helper smell the exhaust pipe looking for either blue smoke (burning oil) or a white smoke and sweet smell (burning coolant). If you have a radiator cap your should remove it and look for oil (signs of blown head gasket) or a brown color in the coolant. Other options are to do a compression check on the engine.

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