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Xterra overheating Sorry I don't understand. What does heads have to do with overheating?

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  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    Shoudn't I be getting coolant leakage as well if the heads were warped?

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If they are warped they will cause the vehicle to overheat. if youve run it hot at all it could have made the heads warp.

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  • Ronnie Houston Aug 10, 2008

    no not neccessarily...it will make the engine run hot if they are warped and then you will lose the head gasket.if you have any white smoke from the tail pipe or water in the oil you are on the way to the head gasket going out on the vehicle. i would bet your heads are warped though

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