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Over heating , no water in oil , no oil in water

Over heating , no water in oil , no oil in water , no broken fan belt , motor ticking may be due to over heating ? rev motor cools down then heats up again.

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Fan clutch could be bad if it doesnt have electric fans. thermostat could be stuck shut. water pump may be bad s the impeller inside can come loose from the shaft the belt drives. dont drive until fixed as any new motor noise is sign of potential internal motor damage and may lead to engine failure.

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Just over half is usually when the fans switch on to cool so this should be correct, when cool check water (low oil will not affect tick over temp) , then moniter it if no water loss then dont worry.

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