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Engine overheating and blowing fluid out of vents

My son just purchase a 1987 Nissan Pathfinder. It has started overheating and is now blowing fluid out of the inside AC Vents. Can you tell me what causes this problem and what it would take to fix it?

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  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    i gopt nissan altema the car over heting i change hade gaskat stel the sam whatw hapen ples talme

  • richin May 11, 2010

    what type of fluid

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Fluid coming out of the vents indicates a faulty heater core, but this does not explain the overheating problem. The blown heater core may only be the result. Check the coolant level.Check for coolant leaks primarily at the water pump. Check the thermostat by insuring both hoses to and from the radiator warm up. Check for foamy oil or white smoke from the exhaust indicating a blown head gasket or cracked head. Check to ensure your cooling fan is working.

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