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Car overheats too easy...

My car overheats really easilyand vibrates like crazy. White smoke seems to come from the right side sometimes. i just replaced the distributor cap, spark plugs and wires and it ran awesome for about a day and a half. now, it's back to how it was. what do i do?

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  • mercuryforev Feb 22, 2009

    about how much are those to fix?
    and would i be able to do it myself?


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I would check the thermostat. i had it go out in my taurus and it caused it to overheat really quick. i just took it out completely.

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You may have a bad head gasket.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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    Uriel Tello Feb 26, 2009

    you need a good torque wrench, head torque specifications, head gasket set about good stocked tool box, an oil tune up, and coolant bottle and send the heads to a machine shop to get them reconditioned, if possible. (new valve steam seals, etc.) if you do it. is up to you man, it just requires a lot of atencion to details.

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