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Engine is overheating and there is no heat in the car

The engine gets hot very fast and the HOT light comes on. The heater does not work. The engine has lost pressure and is running rough. What do I do?

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This is serious, as it sounds like your engine coolant is not circulating and you may already have a damaged head gasket. It's probably not a bad thermostat, because that wouldn't kill the heater. Here are some things to check, ranked from least to most serious:

1. Check for low coolant level and add if needed. Check for leaks.

2. Check for kinked radiator hoses.

3. Check for airlock. Remove bleed screw from thermostat housing. Crank engine. When no air or bubbles come out with the coolant, put the bleed screw back in. Be sure and clean up any spilled coolant so your pets can't drink it.

4. Check for bad water pump and/or deteriorated belt.

5. Check for bad head gasket, possibly damaged by overheating.

I hope this helps!

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Did you check your thermostat they tend to get stuck and it could cause over heat big time...

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