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What would cause overheating in bumper to bumper traffic or frequent starts and idling due to heavy inner city traffic. The thermostat, surge tank, radiator, and water pump have all been changed.(it is a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu)
My 2003 chrysler sebring keeps overheating. I took it to have a oil change and fuilds checked but it is still going to H. What could be the problem?
Help me!! For the love of Pete (or in my case Chris), we can*t figure out what is wrong with my 1993 Honda Civic LX. Five years ago we took it in (to a "reputable" repair shop) for routine maintenance as we were planning a road trip from Baltimore to Montreal to see the Canadian Grand Prix. We get the usual, tire rotation, oil change, etc. and are told ...
Hi, can you tell me what causes overheating? never had that before, & what to do? thanks!
My vehicle is overheating. I
beginning in 12/06 with an engine overheating problem,engine was rebuilt (head gaskets,etc)since then it has had problems with leaking coolant, overheating in traffic,etc. Now am being told that the head gasket has blown and needs replacing along with an axle seal leak and water passage gasket replaced. Cost estimate is $2000-3000, mileage is 155,000; in ...
My 1996 Chrysler Concorde, which I have had no problems with until the day before yesterday, overheated on me. I checked the coolant fluids due to the fact that it overheated the fluids were low so I filled it up and drove it about 2miles, it was reading 210. While stopped at a light it pegged itself out causing it to boil all the fluids out again. I ...

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