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Screeching sound and over heating

Checked coolant and all looks good. Any ideas on what is going on?

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Without being able to see your vehicle in person, it sounds highly likely that your water pump is the cause of your problems. It is turned by your engine belt. The belt could be loose, or the squeal could be the belt rubbing around the pump pulley, if the pump is seized.

Good luck, and let us know!


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