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Car has no heat and over heats shortly.

The thermostat was replaced, and the car overheats after 30 minutes. Also, there is no heat.

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  • BaseB Feb 27, 2009

    Yes

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Sometimes, there is a vacuum (or otherwise) operated valve in the lines going to your heater core. Make sure this valve is in an operating condition.

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With the vehicle overheating and no heat means you have no coolant flow.I would suspect that water pump is bad or you have a serious restriction in the ccoling system.

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    Chuck Martin Feb 27, 2009

    Assuming it is full of coolant.

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