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Engine overheats my engine keeps overheating, i top up with water and release the breather to make sure no air is trapped, but the water disappears after a few short journeys. however on long trips if i keep at the speed limit or lower it seems to be fine. if i'm stuck in traffic that can cause problems too. where i put the oil in seems to be clean of that whiteish gunk and no oil seems to be in the radiator either.

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I had a similar problem on a car a few months ago and this sounds like a faulty thermostat , you can remove or replace it and see how that goes

also check that the small return hose to the expansion tank is not blocked

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