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I have an 88 cougar and it seems to overheat alot i put a couple of gallons of water and go a small distance and then it over heats and when i check the radiator there is no water in it but when you fill it befor you drive it and look for a leak there are none plz hlp

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Sorry to say its most likely a head gasket. You should get it verified by a mechanic but I'd be very surprised if that wasn't the problem.

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