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Volkswagon golf car over heats water pump is fine thermostat is ok fan cuts in seems to be fine one minute and next the tempreture light is on i have no hot air one minute then i have it then i dont topped it up with water leave it runnning and all i get is hot steam coming out of overflow then a few trickles of water then hot steam again and so on can someone help

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  • jseidlich Aug 16, 2008

    my 96 golf did the same thing i could hear a click near the alternator while idling,and my fan wasnt running i thought it was broken. i got it home and the next day it wouldnt start no nothing. with 3 week old volks starter. the battery is drained somehow and when i trickle charge it the fan is running constantly. and i heard a click from the alternator when i hooked the charger.

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Ive experienced something like that when the "Heater" under the dash is blocked!
(jseidlich yours sounds more like a broken Temp.sensor;)

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