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Overheating, Check Engine Light On

1990 Toyota Corolla
Overheating - have to fill the radiator and overflow bottle every time we use the car, but doesn't appear to be leaking.

Runs rough in idle and sometimes on highway

Twice blew white smoke out exhaust, but other times was normal.

Check engine light comes on at times.

We don't have money for big repairs, but guess we have to do what we have to do - thought we would check with you guys first.

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Try checking your water pump. Maybe it is not functioning the way it use to function. It affects your engine temperature. If your Water pump is running ok. Then have your engine analyze by an engiine analyzer. All they have to do is hook up to ECU to a computer and analyze the whole engine performance.

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