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Overheats after 10 minutes

Overheats after about 10 minutes. The AC blows cold then gets warm. I've had both fans replaced, a new sensor installed a new reservoir tank and sensor, but it still overheats. Is it the thermostat?

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  • shane moodle Jun 10, 2008

    i have a 1600 vw caddy 2005 panel van

    every day i need to fill water

    the level drops after 150 km or 1 day of driving around

    the buzzer goes on 3 times and the coolant or temp gauge stays on until i top up the water

    i have not seen the radiator fan spining

    please help

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Both of you have different problems. A/c is a dark art and should be taken to an expert. The other problem is either distorted plastic flanges or a faulty thermostat. Run the engine from cold and observe any water leaks. Also make sure that the pipe (thin one) between the the head and the tank is clear. Replace the thermostat anyway.

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