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Heating problem. help please

Hi i have a 1998 Nissan Sabre and today the heat gauge topped and i used coolant & filled Water but it Spits it out.. Please Help

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  • Nissan Lover Jun 16, 2008

    Hi i have checked the dipstick the colour of oil is normal. Flushed out the radiator filled it up again but the idle is quite high.



    Thanks for the help.

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Hi,

It would seem that your overheated engine has warped the cylinder head and compression/pressure from the combustion chamber is adding to the pressure of the water/cooling system hence the spitting out. To verify, pls check your oil dipstick and see if the oil has turned to brownish milky color. If yes, then it calls for an engine overhaul, if not possibly air pockets inside engine water jackets.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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