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2005 vw jetta gli overheating at above idle

Changed the thermostat, mechanic doesn't think it's the water pump, any other possibilities?
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Check to see if any of the hoses are kinked. Its also vary commen for new termostats to fail. If its not that then more then likely its the water pump.

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Hi, Carson. Have you check your radiator for blockage? Or the car's cylinderhead gasket has blown, which will put pressure in your water system which in turn overheats the engine.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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