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I have a VW Golf 1 96 model. It keeps overheating by the water bottle when the car gets hot. Water bubbles up. I have changed the Headgasket, waterpump, theomosate, changed the pipes. I bleeded the cooling system as well and still same problem. What else could be the reason for my car still overheating? How will I know if my head itself is cracked?

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The head could be cracked, to check it requires special inspection methods at a machine shop. They pressure test it.

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get a one man bleeder kit from halfords (about £7) and then you can go around the car and bleed the brakes without a assistant, you just attach the tool to the nipple on the caliper, loosen the nut, press the brake pedel a few times till there is no more bubbles in the hose and then move on to the next corner, there is a specific way to go around the car but if you start at the back and finish at the front it should be ok

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if it overheats with a full radiator, then I would say head gasket. Waterpumps do not cause overheating unless they are leaking all the coolant out of the engine.

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