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Mitsi dingo is overheating it has had thermostat, waterpump temp sensor replaced and it is still overheating

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  • Glenn Ngawhare Jan 08, 2013

    I thought it may have been the head gasket, but i am not loosing any water an the water is clear as, ran a test on the head all seem's fine to me. Next step is to check the radiator fan relay.

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OH-DEAR!!!!!! the next job is head gasket,soooo sorry.......

Posted on Jan 06, 2013

Testimonial: "Thanks Paul, I've had a head check an every thing seems fine."

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my husband did everything that everyone else did that had this overheating problem. It was so weird that my engine cooled at a light and heated up going down the road. I have a north star 4.6 engine and this is natorious for happening. my check engine light also came on and so I had a diagnostics done which told me my #1 injector wasn't firing , car ran like **** as well. After putting in a new water pump and plugs,ect. and realized injector was good a friend told him we could have a blown head gasket. So just to see if this was the problem I went to buy a bottle of glassbeads and the auto parts guy told us to purchase a bottle of BARS STOP LEAK BLOCK SEALER NOT RADIATOR BUT BLOCK SEALER $31.99 . He followed the directions and we waited 24 hrs. before driving it. What ever the problem was has stopped my car runs like brand new and I am loving it again. no over heating no injector problem, runs great.......I hope this helps. I know its probly a temperary fix but its a fix and now we know what the problem was. SASSY

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It does sound like the dash pod is faulty. I have had dashes pass cycle tests but turn out to be faulty.
Check when the car is hot, that when you key off and then key just the ignition on that the gauges (fuel and temperature) move slowly and smoothly up to there correct position. If they move very quickly, almost instantly, to there position then this is a sign of a faulty dash.
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Yes it can be the head gasket,one way to tell,is make sure the engine is cold,like in the morning.Take the rad.cap off,add water until full.Turn over the engine and let run,while looking at the opening(where the cap goes).Is the water coming out like really fast,maybe as much as a fountain?If so,then it is a head,or head gasket.If you would like to bleed system of air I can tell you how.If there is air in the cooling system,it will run hot.With it cold,or cool,not hot or real warm,fill the reservoir with water up to 3/4 full,over the fill mark.Fill the radiator full,and replace radiator cap,and reservoir cap.Make sure the hose from the reservoir to the radiator is in good shape,no holes or crimped anywhere.start the engine with the ac off.At this point the cooling fans should not be on.There not supposed to be on unless you straight wired them.Before the fans come on by themselves,or the vehicle runs hot,and right before not to soon,cut the car off.Go in the house and get on computer for about 30 to 40 minutes,and go back out side and check the water level in the reservoir.Is it down?if so add more water and repeat process until engine runs at normal temp.The fans should come on,and go off on there own,with the ac off.Let me know the out come.

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