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Bad thermostat, electric fan if equipped not working, clogged radiator, clutch fan if equipped slipping (when turning fan blade by hand it should have a slight "resistance" to it...it should not turn freely with no resistance...fan belt slipping?...radiator cap bad?...

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What could cause a Mercedes Benz to over heat and keep popping the hose off near the firewall


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Will tappets on a pontiac 3.8 start rattling after motor overheats?


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Why is water bubbling over in my overflow


You're overheating (bubbling) and low on coolant (no heat). You might have a leak causing the coolant to run low and that can cause the overheating, or possibly the cooling fans not turning on which can also cause overheating. Either way, you should get it looked at asap before you cause damage to head gaskets or something else.

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Engine overheats and I've changed the water pump already along with the thermostat. What could be the problem?


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Look for any collasped water coolant hose. That will cause overheating'
If the inside of the engines oil cap looks to have a creamy filling in it that will be from coolant mixing with the engine oil. Head gasket leak and can cause overheating
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98 intrepid 3.2 overheats after i did an oil change...


It's highly unlikely that an oil change has caused overheating.It's more than likely a bad thermostat.

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The car overheated and something caused the overheating. Bad thermostat, low coolant level due to a leak or busted radiator hose, inoperative cooling fan, or a bad water pump. Lots of things can cause an overheating condition and I am not really sure that any blame can or should be assessed to anyone regarding what caused the overheating....something caused it and I would be hesitant to blame the driver. I doubt that the person did anything devious like drain the coolant out. However, poor judgement was used in continuing to drive the vehicle after it overheated. This can cause major problems like a blown head gasket or even a completely blown engine. Maybe the lady panicked or was unaware of the damage that it could cause to keep driving. I suspect that it wasn't something malicious (she probably feels bad enough, already), but just a simple error in judgement. I would probably give her the benefit of the doubt and explain (calmly), the mistake that she made and why it was a mistake. She didn't cause the original problem, she just handled it badly. I would check the condition of the vehicle out and go from there. What's done is done.
Start by trying to find out what caused the overheating and if it caused any permanent engine damage. Some of the things that I mentioned earlier would be a good start, or you could have a certified auto tech take a look at it. It was really nice of you to lend the use of your car to someone. I am really sorry for the trouble you are having and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

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