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Harmonic balancer will this cause the motor to overheat

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The harmonic balencer is to pieces of metal ,pressed together with a rubber insert in between. The ruber can be damaged after long exposure to oil .Let me know if that helps

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2004,Mazda 6,4cyl,battery gets really hot,and now automatic transmission will not shift stays in 3rd, replaced battery, and is still doing same thing


SOUNDS LIKE ONE PROBLEM CAUSING 2.BRAKE FEEL MUSHY? FROZEN CALIPERS HOLDING BACK TRANS-RACING MOTOR CAUSING OVERHEATING BATTERY? OR.... BAD TRANS CAUSES RACING MOTOR TO OVERHEAT BATTERY.? SOUNDS LIKE 1-(CAUSE) SLIPPING TRANS , RACING ENGINE,,BATT OVERHEATS ETC........DEPENDS ON WHICH STARTS FIRST-TRANS ISSUE, 2 ENGINE RACING, 3 HOT BATTERY? THAT EQUALS A PUZZLE READY TO BE SOLVED. IF YOUR BRAKE SYSTEM WHERE IN GOOD SHAPE (EMERG BK TOO) I WOULD LEAN TOWARD THE TRANS FROM HERE. GOOD LUCK, FRANK M (PS, DONT KEEP CHANGING YOUR BATT BECAUSE OF THIS,THE ALTERNATOR IS OVERCHARGING THE BATT DUE TO THE RACING OF THE ENGINE DUE TO EVERYTHING ELSE. GO FOR THE CORE!

Feb 14, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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Car is overheating when driving only. changed thermostat, water pump. fans are running. let car idle for 1 hour after changing pump. needle stays on halfway mark from C-H . as soon as we drive it it...


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If you have overheating problem, it can lead to multiple issues. You may be running on low coolant that's why the vehicle overheats. If that's the case, please add coolant and make sure that it sits on the right level, too much coolant can cause overheating too for coolant will overflow.


The vehicle may have a faulty or worn out radiator blower motor that's why it overheats. If that's the case then you will need a blower motor replacement to resolve the issue.


If the radiator is clogged with dirt and rusts this issue occurs too. The coolant doesn't flow normally on the cooling system if it's clogged. If that's the case, I strongly suggest that you have the radiator flushed to drain out dirt and rusts. If you think that the radiator served you enough then it's better to have it replaced.


Please do check the radiator hoses, If you have worn out hoses it can cause coolant leakage which can result to overheating. A tiny hole is good enough for the vehicle to overheat.


A faulty thermostat sensor can cause the issue too. If you have worn out thermostat, the fan may not trigger that's why the fan won't work when under stressed conditions. A blown radiator blower fuse can cause this issue too so I suggest that you check the radiator blower fuse and replace it when necessary. What causes the radiator blower fan fuse to blow? It's because of a failing radiator blower motor, If that's the case have the radiator blower fan motor replaced.


Hope you find this information helpful enough and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

Mar 19, 2011 | 1998 Dodge Grand Caravan

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Need to know where the fan motor and resistor is located on the 2003 Ford Focus. Car overheats while idling, driving, in park, and it'll still overheat when the heater is on. Tell me what site I can find...


Cars usually overheat when the thermostat is faulty, coolant level is low, or the water pump fails. If your cooling fan on the radiator does not kick on shortly after the engine reaches operating temperature, you may have a bad cooling fan, cooling fan relay, or cooling fan fuse. If your engine is overheating, start by checking the fluid level, and installing a new thermostat.

A blower motor resistor is the device that controls a car's cabin heating and air conditioning unit's fan speeds. This usually won't cause the engine to overheat, your A/C fan may not function or only function at one speed. Here is a Blower Motor Resistor from Autozone: http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/2003-Ford-Focus/A-C-Heater-Blower-Motor-Resistor/_/N-jk8uvZ91tag

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Mar 11, 2011 | 2003 Ford Focus

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My mazda tribute is overheating alot


Hi and welcome to FixYa!

There are few things that can cause the vehicle to heat. Please check the following to resolve the issue:

- A faulty water pump can cause the car to overheat. If the water pump is faulty the coolant will not circulate properly on the engine which can result to overheating. You will need to have it replaced if that's the case.

- A worn out or damaged radiator hose. Just a small hole on the hose can cause the vehicle to overheat so have it replaced.

- A weak radiator blower motor. If the blower motor is weak it tends not to cool down the engine so have the blower motor replaced.

These are the few things that can cause the car to overheat so please have the following be checked.

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Feb 28, 2011 | 2002 Mazda Tribute

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I have a mazda 626 and it overheat on me and also my timing belt is lose can a timing belt cause a car to overheat and shut down


as the timing belt usually turns the water pump yes it is possible. i am not sure what motor you have in this but i would think you ar elooking at your serpintine belt as your timing belt is behind plastic covers and is not visable. maybe your serpintine belt runs the water pump and as it is loose then it will not spin the water pump causing it to overheat

Jan 05, 2011 | 1998 Mazda 626

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Hey, I'm not a car guy at all but I'll try my best to describe the problem. I have a 1986 Buick Century Estate Wagon, and for some reason it likes to randomly overheat/probably for a certain reason. My...


Probably thermostat sticking or bad water pump. CK the belt to the water pump to see if it's loose. If the thermostat sticks, water can't be pumped thru the motor, overheats and overheats the radiator causing hot water or steam to build up pressure.and the relief valve will open allowing the peessure to be relieved and blows coolent everywhere. If the radiator overheats turn off motor wait until the radiator cools before removing cap. been there, done that-------once

Sep 03, 2010 | 1986 Buick Century

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The engine overheats and I loose coolant however if I idle the engine until it overheats and put cardboard under the engine i do not find alot of liquid underneath


Hello and welcome to FixYa!


If you have overheating problem, it can lead to multiple issues. You may be running on low coolant that's why the vehicle overheats. If that's the case, please add coolant and make sure that it sits on the right level, too much coolant can cause overheating too for coolant will overflow.


The vehicle may have a faulty or worn out radiator blower motor that's why it overheats. If that's the case then you will need a blower motor replacement to resolve the issue.


If the radiator is clogged with dirt and rusts this issue occurs too. The coolant doesn't flow normally on the cooling system if it's clogged. If that's the case, I strongly suggest that you have the radiator flushed to drain out dirt and rusts. If you think that the radiator served you enough then it's better to have it replaced.


Please do check the radiator hoses, If you have worn out hoses it can cause coolant leakage which can result to overheating. A tiny hole is good enough for the vehicle to overheat.


A faulty thermostat sensor can cause the issue too. If you have worn out thermostat, the fan may not trigger that's why the fan won't work when under stressed conditions. A blown radiator blower fuse can cause this issue too so I suggest that you check the radiator blower fuse and replace it when necessary. What causes the radiator blower fan fuse to blow? It's because of a failing radiator blower motor, If that's the case have the radiator blower fan motor replaced.


If the fluid in radiator doesn't circulate then it means that you have a blown head gasket or a faulty water pump. I suggest that you go for the water pump replacement first specially if you think that it's near the end of it's service life. Usually, water pops out the radiator when engine is reved (a sign of faulty water pump and possible blown head gasket).


Hope you find this information helpful enough and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

Aug 28, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

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Overheats ive tried the obvious solutions and it still overheats any suggestions


note if it overheats on the freeway or in city driving. If it overheats soon after you leave the house then in has to be the thermostat. If it overheats at city driving where there are lots of stop and go driving or while you are parked with the motor running, then check the radiator fan function properly. If it takes a while to overheat and tend to do it when driving on the freeway, it is a clogged/dirty radiator. If it looses coolant due to a leak, then it will also overheat. The least likely cause which don't even pertain to newer car is a retarted timing. A retarted timing causes a car to loose noticable loose of power accompanied by overheating. A retartded timing is usually common in older car where timing is adjustable by turning the distributor. Your car is exempt from this.

Dec 27, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Equinox

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I hear the sound of a bad pulley or compressor, cant tell which. its comming from that direction. is there a way to check. if the rightside fan (passengers side) is not working will it cause the ac to have...


YES IF THAT FAN DOES NOT WORK IT WILL CAUSE ALL KINDS OF PROBLEMS. YOUR CAR WILL OVERHEAT, THE A/C WILL BURN UP BECAUSE IT IS NOT COOLING PROPERLY. LOOK AT THE CONECTOR ON THE FAN MOTOR TO SEE IF IT IS MELTED, WE SEE THAT ALL THE TIME. THE WAY YOU CAN CHECK THE MOTOR IS WITH A TEST LIGHT. WITH THE CAR RUNNING CHECK TO SEE IF YOU HAVE POWER AT THE MOTOR. YOU WILL PROBABLY HAVE TO CHANGE IT OUT. I DIDN'T ON MY 2000 626 AND IT COST ME 800.00 TO REPAIR THE A/C AND THE FAN

Jun 30, 2009 | 1999 Mazda 626

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Overheating


  1. There are many different reasons that can cause an engine overheat, but they all have in common three aspects. The three aspects which all engine overheat factors have in common are that they cause that the heating system can not get rid of heat, they cause a loss of coolant or they directly cause too much heat in the engine.
  2. One first problem which might be the cause of an engine overheat is a problem with the radiator cap and the pressure it holds. If the radiator cap does not hold pressure correctly then coolant could boil and therefore the engine would overheat. Another reason might be caused by thermostat failures; it is recommendable that you check it.
  3. The car engine might also overheat due to coolant leaks such as those from the radiator, the hoses, the water pump, the freeze plugs or any others. Also, problems in the water pump could be the cause and therefore you should check it and replace it in case it is needed.
  4. Some other reasons by which the car engine could overheat are problems in the exhaust system which you can discover by checking vacuum readings, pipes and converter. Besides, you should also make sure that the radiator hose has not collapsed and the ignition timing is working properly.
  5. You should also check the electric cooling fan by making sure that the fan motor, the relay and temperature are correct or otherwise it could cause the engine to overheat. Besides this, you should also check the radiator in case there are any debris in it as well as you should check its hose in case it has collapsed.
  6. It is also recommendable that you check the antifreeze concentration which should be 50/50 in order to be correct, otherwise it could cause the car engine to overheat. If you do not find why your engine does overheat, you should ask a mechanic or an expert for advice. You should not try to fix this if you do not have the proper tools and general car knowledge necessary for it.

May 01, 2009 | 1993 Chevrolet Camaro

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