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Overheating. not water. engine oil clean.

1995 is year. Haha..too old for selection?! Radiator was dry, put stopleak and coolant. all good but engine overheating after driving 10minutes. Engine oil in cap not murky. Exhaust fine so not head gasket.. plugs? I don't know. OH.. and 3 days prior the fuse in the middle blew too..after plugging in cigarette lighter. no radio/aircon (already didn't work), & clock out. All happened in same week. Anyone know what it could be?? Thx ;-)

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sorry i still think its a gasket problem,or water ports---but without bringing it to yard for me to have a look its a bit difficult and iam in spain.These *** motors use a smaller rad cap with two seals in ,so it can draw the coolant back in on cooling,but iam of the opinion that its drawing in a slight water ingression causing the idle problem.Go on give it a birthday and pull the head off and check its level and not warped ,also the water ports are not dissolved to any extent.

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You may have a short in the dash, i would have it checked by a mechanic, if it is a short it could cause a fire, so you should have it checked ASAP........

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My car is overheating. how to troubleshoot


1. is there coolant in radiator ?
yes
is there a problem with thermostat device in cooling system. Google this if you do not understand how a thermostat works or how to check it. Youtube is also good place to research .
check if cooling fan rotates when engine running or radiator is hot. some cars have electric fans that kick in when engine is hot.
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Put coolant in radiator run engine in idle check for water leaks
around rubber hoses, from radiator core , from engine welsh plugs
check heater core inside car does not leak.
2. is there adequate oil in the engine ?
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put some oil in engine check dip stick put a little bit in if not at correct level. DO NOT PUT WHOLE container of oil in car engine at once and over fill it. expensive to fix.
degrease engine - clean engine
check over time to see if oil is leaking from engine.
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If your vehicle engine coolant temperature gauge indicates overheating, if you experience a loss of power,or if you hear a loud knocking or pinging noise, the engine has probably overheated. You should follow this procedure............

Pull safe off the road, stop the vehicle and turn on our emergency flasher. Put the transmission in "P" (automatic) or neutral (manual) and apply the parking brake. Turn off the air conditioning if it is being used.

If coolant or steam is boiling out of the radiator or reservoir, stop the engine. Wait until the steam subsides before opening the hood. If there is no coolant boiling over the steam, leave the engine running. CAUTION: To avoid personal injury, keep the hood closed until there is not steam. Escaping steam or coolant is a sign of very hing pressure.

Visually check to see if the engine drive belt (fan belt) is broken or loose. Lock for obvious coolant leaks from the radiator, hoses, and under the vehicle. However, note that water draining from the air conditioning is normal if it has been used. CAUTION: When the engine is running, keep hands and clothing away from the moving fan engine drive belt.

If the engine drive belt is broken or the coolant is leaking, stop the engine immediately and call your mechanic of assistance.

If the engine drive belt is okay and there are no obvious leaks, you may help the engine cool down more quickly by running it at about 1500 rpm for a few minutes with the accelerator pedal lightly depressed.

Check the coolant reservoir. If it is dry, add coolant to the reservoir while the engine is running. Fill it about half full. CAUTION:Do not attempt to remove the radiator cap when the radiator are hot. Serious injury could result from scalding hot fluid and steam blown out under pressure.

After the engine coolant temperature has cooled to normal, again check the coolant level in the reservoir. If necessary, bring it up to half full again. Serious coolant loos indicates a leak in the system. You should have it checked as soon as possible at your mechanic's workshop.

Good luck.

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start a cold engine and let it idle . After about 10 minutes you will feel that the top radiator starts to get hot. This indicates that the thermostat is opening and allowing hot coolant through to the radiator. This means that the thermostat was replaced . Point of interest here . Water pumps no not cause over heating. They will have seal and bearing failure but other than that they never cause overheating unless they are 50 years old and rusted away at the impeller. A new pump will be shiny clean.

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Car over heating


The most common cause is low coolant level, so check the radiator and overflow tank and fill as needed. If coolant is over 2 years old, it is a good idea to change the coolant and thermostat-start afresh.
Check the radiator cap. If it doesn't hold pressure of about 13-15 psi in the coolant system, the seal is bad and a new radiator cap is called for. The coolant system is a sealed system, so you should never have to add coolant, save for a small loss through evaporation in the overflow tank. If you are losing coolant, there must be a leak that needs found and repaired-a pressure test of the system should show up a leak.
When the engine is warmed up, the thermostat opens and coolant is circulated through the engine (pushed by the water pump on the front of the engine), into the upper radiator hose to the radiator, and down through the radiator where it is cooled, then back to engine and water pump through the lower radiator hose-a continuous circulation. If anything blocks this circulation (like a partially plugged radiator, or leaves, trash or debris on the outside of the radiator preventing good radiator cooling) then you could get engine overheating. You may want to have the coolant circulation checked, and/or have the radiator and engine flushed. Also possible that the water pump may not be promoting good flow-the impellers on the pump may be worn down to stubs-this can happen if regular maintenance is not observed.
Your radiator fans should also be checked that they work when called for.
The worst case would be a blown cylinder head gasket-another common cause of overheating, and the most expensive fix. A compression test could check for this condition- a cylinder or two with low compression indicates head gasket failure. Coolant can get mixed in with the oil, or it may wind up in the cylinders and get burned, putting out white smoke out the exhaust.
Overheating is bad on engines, get it checked right away.

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Acts like its overheating, the antifreeze looks like its boiling when the car is running is that a sign of gaskets or it running into the oil pan itself? the cruise light comes on as its dieing.


Overheating can stall the fuel supply reduce the fuel flow and also can be related to failure of ignition, if igntion system fails.
The overheating of the car can be due to many reasons and you need to check on each one to confirm the working of the system.
1. In the first place the working of the engine must be assessed. it must be smooth with a good indication that the tuning timing and the power seems good. This will confirm that the settings of the engine is good and so there is less scope that the engine seems to heat up on its own.
2. Secondly the radiator pressure cap must be tight and good, the radiator MUST not loose coolant after a run or in a few days time- since this must be a sealed system and there is no scope of water overflow or loss unless there is a leak- sometimes the leak is too microscopic as under high pressure only steam might escape and so reduce the coolant. So check for leaks while the engine is hot , specially the radiator, the hose or the fittings.
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I assume you have checked the cooling system to ensure that first, that it is completely full of coolant (not just the overflow tank) with no air locks and second that there are no leaks anywhere and the radiator cap is in good condition. The heater hoses and those pesky little bypass hoses in the cooling system tend to go hard and split if they are over 10 years old, allowing coolant loss. Those spring type hose clamps tend to be less effective in clamping as the hoses become hard. Worm drive ones are the best to use. Both cooling fans operate together on most larger cars.

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If there are no leaks but undetected loss of coolant, then it could indicate a problem with the head gasket (Usually caused by allowing engine to become excessively overheated when cooling system has run dry) allowing high pressure combustion gases into the engine water jacket, which super heats the coolant which then boils off, and is released via the cap.

If unsure take vehicle to cooling system specialist and have them do a pressure test and more thorough diagnosis.

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If unsure take vehicle to cooling system specialist and have them do a pressure test and more thorough diagnosis.

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Perhaps you have a lot of burnt belt rubber on the water pump pulley?

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