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Radiator hose gets extremely hot and the car cutts off instantly!

Hello all, every time we drive the car (1990 ford acclaim) for at least 30 or 45minutes the car;s radiator hose gets hot and stops .

Also the fan is not working properly, the gas line was leaking then we got anew hose put on and we still smell gas .

My husband put the thermostat on himself i guess its on right, he put fresh coolant in the radiator and new spark plugs.

Why does the car keep stopping I have to get to work!!!
Please someone help us , we will appreciate it.
Mz. Bluberi Taylor

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Has the fan been replaced? if so then you may have a faulty water pump

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