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Ok start from small things,check ur radiator cap n pressure test it,if no good change.if that s not the problem than check ur thermostat if it opening at right temperature and opening fully.if is ok fit it back otherwise new one,and it that doe sent solve the problem have ur radiator cleaned by the radiator repair man and if that too doesent solve the problem that it ur head gasket.have that done it will b all right

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The cooling system in a vehicle should be a pressurized sealed system and a sealed system does not allow coolant to boil. I you have boilin coolant then I you have a pressure leak somewhere and my guess it would be your head gasket. That would be something to get checked out fast so you don't warp your head.

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