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Porsche carrera 911 1999 3.6 overheating problem!!!

I have a problem with a Porsche carrera 911 V reg 3.6 can anyone help me please???

Water tempreture rises and the light comes on and sometimes goes off and water poors out of the expansion tank in the rear!!!...

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Either the expansion tank is just cracked or there is a head gasket problem.

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Water tempreture rises and the light comes on and sometimes goes off and water poors out of the expansion tank in the rear!!!...I replaced the thermostat already I used original parts. Could it be the...


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