You can detect a bad transmission using a diagnostic computer provided by the car's manufacturer or the car dealer. You can also detect this problem when the car fails to shift correctly or does not shift into a gear at all.
When a thermostat goes bad in a vehicle, it can make your car overheat. It can also make it t where you do not have any heat inside your car.
Yes a bad thermostat would cause overheating in any car. A thermostat regulates the temperature.
Car overheats, your heat in your car stops working
when the car overheats or you have poor heat coming out of the heater.
A bad thermostat, or in rare cases, a bad water pump.
Stuck thermostat or bad water pump or bad heater core or clogged radiator.
Not usually. But it will cause it to overheat. What kind of car?
When the car is hot, squeeze the upper radiator hose. If it feels soft, then the thermostat is not opening and therefore bad. If you squeeze the hose and its hard to squeeze, then it is pressurized and the thermostat is open. That is one way to check if the thermostat is stuck closed. If the thermostat is stuck open, then in cold conditions the car will take a long time to produce hot air from the heater.
less heat in your car
If stuck open the car will run cold. If stuck closed the car will run hot.