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Isuzu car engine overheating

After driving 5 minutes the radiator is empty.There is no water leak.

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I had the same problem on a Vauxhall Montery (Same Car), The thermostat jams shut thus causing the engine to overheat and damages both the cylinder head and gasket, first thing to check is the enigne oil, pull out the dipstick and check for a white, spongy liquid. If present then your head gasket is passing water into the crankcase, If engine oil OK then fill up the coolant system and give the car a good old rev for a few minutes then check teh exhaust for water. In both cases the cylinder had needs to be removed, skimmed, gasket replaced and thermostat replaced.

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My 2001 beetle is overheating, leaking coolant, no heat in car. The coolant is leaking from overflow container on the passger side. I changed all the hose but dont know why its leaking from overflow...


Hello,

when the car overheats, is there still water in the radiator?

If there is water in the radiator and the car overheats, then it means there might be some dirt or blockage in the radiator or condenser.

When the car is on the motion, air passes through the front and assists the fan to cool the engine. There are situation whereby air doesn't have free flow because of blockage in the radiator and condenser. Dust and debris can cause blockage. If this be the case, have your radiator washed thoroughly and cleaned.

If there is no water in the radiator when the car overheats, then there is a probably a leakage from the water pump. Or maybe your fan isn't blowing properly. The fan might be blowing weak air.

The above are what could cause your engine to over heat.

So start the check from the radiator. Poor water into the radiator, wait for some minutes, look under the car and observe if water is going to leak. If there is a leak, it might be from the water pump or a leaking hose.

If water from radiator has no leak, have your radiator washed and clean the condenser has they might block air that is suppose to cool the engine.

Also, make sure your fan is blowing properly or well enough to cool the engine.

Make sure you have the above checked thoroughly as they are the major causes of problems like this.

This overheating problem could lead to a burnt gasket and this can dry the engine oil which will eventually knock the engine. So have this problem fixed to prevent further damage that will cost you more money.

Lastly, remove the hose that connects the radiator to the engine, water from the engine will come out. Pour water into the radiator, the water will flow through the hose down to the ground. Do this severally. Now connect the hose back to the engine, pour water into the radiator. Start the engine, the water in the radiator will reduce, add more water till radiator is full.

In summary, the major cause of over heating problem is from the radiator, fan, water pump, blockage in the hose, and dirt in in/on the condenser. These are area you need to concentrate on.

I forgot to mention that the acceleration meter or engine meter on the dash board shouldn't be more the 5. It should be below 5. If it is above 5, it can cause overheating. I hope you understand what I mean.....

Regards.

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I have a 2002 Lincoln with an overheating problem and also does not have heat.It has 91000 miles on it. It will say its overheating and the engine power is reduced. I'll turn it off let it set a few...


Hello,

when the car overheats, is there still water in the radiator?

If there is water in the radiator and the car overheats, then it means there might be some dirt or blockage in the radiator or condenser.

When the car is on the motion, air passes through the front and assists the fan to cool the engine. There are situation whereby air doesn't have free flow because of blockage in the radiator and condenser. Dust and debris can cause blockage. If this be the case, have your radiator washed thoroughly and cleaned.

If there is no water in the radiator when the car overheats, then there is a probably a leakage from the water pump. Or maybe your fan isn't blowing properly. The fan might be blowing weak air.

The above are what could cause your engine to over heat.

So start the check from the radiator. Poor water into the radiator, wait for some minutes, look under the car and observe if water is going to leak. If there is a leak, it might be from the water pump or a leaking hose.

If water from radiator has no leak, have your radiator washed and clean the condenser has they might block air that is suppose to cool the engine.

Also, make sure your fan is blowing properly or well enough to cool the engine.

Make sure you have the above checked thoroughly as they are the major causes of problems like this.

This overheating problem could lead to a burnt gasket and this can dry the engine oil which will eventually knock the engine. So have this problem fixed to prevent further damage that will cost you more money.

Lastly, remove the hose that connects the radiator to the engine, water from the engine will come out. Pour water into the radiator, the water will flow through the hose down to the ground. Do this severally. Now connect the hose back to the engine, pour water into the radiator. Start the engine, the water in the radiator will reduce, add more water till radiator is full.

In summary, the major cause of over heating problem is from the radiator, fan, water pump, blockage in the hose, and dirt in in/on the condenser. These are area you need to concentrate on.

I forgot to mention that the acceleration meter or engine meter on the dash board shouldn't be more the 5. It should be below 5. If it is above 5, it can cause overheating. I hope you understand what I mean.....

Regards.

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Why is my car overheating?


Hello,

when the car overheats, is there still water in the radiator?

If there is water in the radiator and the car overheats, then it means there might be some dirt or blockage in the radiator or condenser.

When the car is on the motion, air passes through the front and assists the fan to cool the engine. There are situation whereby air doesn't have free flow because of blockage in the radiator and condenser. Dust and debris can cause blockage. If this be the case, have your radiator washed thoroughly and cleaned.

If there is no water in the radiator when the car overheats, then there is a probably a leakage from the water pump. Or maybe your fan isn't blowing properly. The fan might be blowing weak air.

The above are what could cause your engine to over heat.

So start the check from the radiator. Poor water into the radiator, wait for some minutes, look under the car and observe if water is going to leak. If there is a leak, it might be from the water pump or a leaking hose.

If water from radiator has no leak, have your radiator washed and clean the condenser has they might block air that is suppose to cool the engine.

Also, make sure your fan is blowing properly or well enough to cool the engine.

Make sure you have the above checked thoroughly as they are the major causes of problems like this.

This overheating problem could lead to a burnt gasket and this can dry the engine oil which will eventually knock the engine. So have this problem fixed to prevent further damage that will cost you more money.

Lastly, remove the hose that connects the radiator to the engine, water from the engine will come out. Pour water into the radiator, the water will flow through the hose down to the ground. Do this severally. Now connect the hose back to the engine, pour water into the radiator. Start the engine, the water in the radiator will reduce, add more water till radiator is full.

In summary, the major cause of over heating problem is from the radiator, fan, water pump, blockage in the hose, and dirt in in/on the condenser. These are area you need to concentrate on.

I forgot to mention that the acceleration meter or engine meter on the dash board shouldn't be more the 5. It should be below 5. If it is above 5, it can cause overheating. I hope you understand what I mean.....

Regards.

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I live in central ny Very cold here. My 99 Cherokee over heated guage warning came on and the cooled back down and overheated again. Resivoir was empty, I filled it and drove 40 miles and it was empty...


hi ,trust me you have a leak somewhere ,first fill the radiator/resiviour with water while your engine is running ,when its full and no more air bubbles are coming out ,put the cap on . now keep the jeep running for at least 30 minutes and every 5 minutes check underneath the engine for escaping water .you should spot the leak this way ,if not ,then your head gasket in your engine is probably leaking water into your exhaust and evaporating your water away without being seen ,this would require a large repair by a mechanic.
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My husband and I have mystery chronic overheating in our 96 Isuzu Trooper. The woman who sold it to us had a new radiator installed just prior to us buying the vehicle. Since then, we've installed a new...


ouch. leaking fluid and no signs of leak. check engine oil. if it appears milky, you are leaking into the cylinders. this means you'll need a new head gasket.

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Overheating can not tell were it is leaking from sounds like the top half of engine help!!!


Overheating means not enough cooling due to some blockage from the cooling path.
It is not necessary to have a leak. When the coolant is stagnant, coolant is not able to flow through the water jacket, radiator by the help of the water pump then heat can't be dissipated through the radiator fins therefore engine gets overheated.
You need to check these followings.
1- Thermostat: if it is not open then you get overheat.
2- Radiator: if it gets clogs up coolant can not flow thruogh.
3- Water pump: it the bearing is broken, it can not circulate coolant to the radiator.
Hope this can help.

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First-change the thermostat and bleed the system.If the problem is still there change the water pump.

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My 96 Isuzu Rodeo does not indicate that it is overheating but the hoses connecting to the radiator swell up and look like they are ready to pop. Now, there is a really loud noise like a metal fan hitting...


sounds like you might have a head or head gasket problem, combustion pressure leaking into radiator/cooling system causing pressure build up (hose swelling) the noise could also be from this failure.
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with my experiance on these engines it's usually the upper outlet hoses running from the heads into a t then into the upper radiator hose they are pain to replace but 3 out of 3 of my v6 isuzu's have had the same problem you'll have to pull off the theromstat and the coil pack the hoses are very small and run from the end of the heads one on each into a t then into the radiator hose just under the housing

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