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This engine could over heat for several reasons. here are a few things to check check and make sure that the radiator fan is working . check and make sure that coolant is filled in radiator check the lower radiator hose it should be hot when vehicle is hot if it NOT then thermostat may be stuck closed and that will be the reason for over heating. If all of the above is good then check for oil and antifreeze mixing. If it is mixing in oil it would look like a milk shake. Look for white smoke from tail pipe. Contact if you need more help thanks for using FIX YA

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