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How do you fix an overheating 1993 Dodge Stealth?

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2007-09-19 14:14:31
2007-09-19 14:14:31

determine WHY its overheating first. Are there leaks in any of the hoses? relace the hose. Is the fan turning on? if not, repair fan and or temp switch that turns it on. Is there oil in the water or water in the oil? If so, head gasket repair. Is there white smoke coming out the exhaust? if so, head gasket repair. Is there pressure(many bubbles) in the radiator? water blows out? if so, head gasket repair. Also any cracks in the radiator itself? Easily sealed if so. It needs to be refilled with coolant occasionally...is that empty? Solution= fill it...with a good water mixture in the radiator as well. As mentioned above water in the oil is not good...it'll look "white-ish". ********************* Another question is "How do you know it's overheating? What are the symptoms?" When my temp gauge spiked recently, it turned out to just be a failed Temperature Sending Unit. (The cooling system was working just fine, my thermometer was broken...)

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