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My b2200 1988 mazda truck over heats, what could it be?

My truck has 162059 miles on it, runs great except its started over heating. we found a crack in coolant hose and fixed that, were thinking may have very slow leak in radiator, but for most part radiator holds water.

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A slow leak shouldn't cause it to run hot,radiators can't be fixed,must be replace,it could be partially clogged,best to replace,get at Autozone,they have lifetime warranty,I use them,also replace the radiator cap,your thermostat may not be fully opening,your water pump could be bad.

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SOURCE: coolant leaking on manifold, steaming.No hose or radiator leak.

i think its going to be the head gasket duto the way its leaking coolant. one of the water jackets maybe i would have it checked to be sure but it sounds like head gasket

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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SOURCE: overheating

It could be your head gasket.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: I own a 1990 Mazda 626. It continues to run hot.

have you checked your
thermostat, most of the time it is that make sure that you check that your water pump is also working if after you have checked all this you must check and flush your whole radiator system.

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: leaking coolant/ not from hoses or water pump /or

check your heater core

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 ford expedition 4.6 engine without tow package...overheating

improvise and buy a new hose and 2 clamps and wha-la

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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