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If thermostat does not open - Vehicle will overheat in a short time - no heat If thermostat does no close - vehicle will not get to normal operating temperature - no heat

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Q: How can detect a bad car thermostat?
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What happens when your thermostat goes bad?

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.

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How do you know when a thermostat has gone bad?

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How do you know when your thermostat is bad?

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What will cause the water to not flow freely and the car overheat?

A bad thermostat, or in rare cases, a bad water pump.

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Stuck thermostat or bad water pump or bad heater core or clogged radiator.

Will a bad thermostat cause a car to die and not start back up?

Not usually. But it will cause it to overheat. What kind of car?

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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.

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