I had the thermostat radiator cap and radiator replaced on a 2001 Mitsubishi galant and it still overheats sitting at idle and while driving Any ideas on what the problem is?
have the engine timing checked. if the timing is wrong the engine will overheat, are you loosing coolant?is the fan working, is the water pump working? ...
Asked in Dodge Durango
Why does your Dodge Durango only overheat when idling but not when driving?
You need to check the operation of the radiator fan.
Asked in Chevy Celebrity
Replaced thermostat and sensor and gauge on 1989 Chevy Celebrity will overheat when driving in city where it is stop and go but driving on highway it will be stay at normal. Why does it overheat?
Possibilities: Cooling fan not working. Low on coolant. Clogged radiator, radiator hose or block. ...
Asked in American Cars
Could serious damage occur if the truck had no radiator and was still driving?
Engine may overheat and seize
Asked in Radiators, Thermostats, Acura Legend
I changed the radiator and thermostat on my 1988 acura legend but still overheats what can be causing the problem?
mixture of the radator fluid This answer is possible but it is not correct and is a poor choice. There are a number of reasons why a car's engine overheats and the original question doesn't give enough information about the car and its overheating symptoms to deduce the answer to being a mixture of radiator fluid. It's not a good way to answer at all other than it being a guess. The engine can overheat b/c the radiator is old and fill...
Asked in Chevy Venture
Why does my Chevy Venture overheat when idling but is fine when driving?
Check coolant level Cooling fan working? Dirt or clogged radiator? Defective radiator cap? ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Why would a car only overheat when driving on highway not when driving around?
Could be debris (leaves, rodent nests, etc.) blocking the air flow through the radiator. ...
Asked in Toyota Paseo
You have a1994 Toyota Paseo that overheats after driving for awhileI have change the thermostat radiator and cap but it blows steam from under the cap?
probably need new head gasket
Asked in Dodge Stealth
Why does a 1992 dodge stealth overheats while driving sixty?
check you water (coolant) level, make sure thermostat is working, radiator leaks, sensor problem ...
Asked in Mercury Grand Marquis
1996 Grand Marquis overheating problem Does not overheat until driving for a while then when you come to a stop the temperature climbs.?
radiator plugged.or coolant low
Why does your car overheat at idle or in slow traffic BUT NOT WHEN IM DRIVING AT NORMAL SPEEDS?
Make sure the radiator fan is operating properly. You should also check your coolant your radiator might need flushed or it may need burped ...
Asked in Chrysler New Yorker
Why does your 1989 Chrysler new yorker only overheat when driving but not when just idling in one place and the fan switches on and off correctly?
A likely cause is an internally restricted radiator.
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs
Why my car almost overheat when air con is on or when its in hard acceleration driving?
Could be,Low on coolant. Cooling fan or fans not operating correctly. Coolant circulation restricted (blockage inside radiator). Sticky or stuck thermostat. Air circulation through radiator restricted (blockage outside radiator). ...
Asked in BMW 3-Series, London, The Difference Between
Why your BMW 320i 1983 might never overheat when constantly driving on Motorway but when driving through London city stop-start it gradually gets hotter and hotter until it goes into the red?
Low coolant? Cooling fan not working? Radiator plugged or air flow restircted? Defective radiator cap? ...
What could be causing a car to overheat when driving but not while sitting idle The radiator cap and thermostat have all been replaced and you have no known system leaks But you still have a problem?
Clogged radiator, bad water pump, defective fan or fan thermal relay.
Asked in Ford Tempo, Thermostats, Dodge Ram
You have an 1994 ford tempo and have replaced the thermostat and water pump and it continues to overheat periodically and run out the over flow?
The cooling system has probably been compromised with radiator solder seal or radiator sealant. After the vehicle is warmed up, use your hand to carefully feel the temperature of the air flow through the radiator. It should be warm all over. If there is a cold spot, then there are plugged portions of the core. Since it only overheats periodically, the cold spot may be relatively small. If you can detect the overheating event while driving, turn the heater on full to...
Why does the engine in your 1994 grand Marquis keep overheating?
I do not have a Grand Marquis so my engine does not overheat! Fords and Ford products tend to overheat and always have! Let's check a few things. How long has it been since you changed the thermostat and the coolant? Those two things are the most likely culprits. What is the condition of the hoses? Have those been changed in the last several years? If you have changed the hoses, the thermostat, and the coolant, and it still overheats, then...
Asked in Dodge Grand Caravan
Why would a 1996 dodge grand caravan overheat if sitting in traffic with ac running but cool off when you turn it off or start driving faster?
The radiator fan is not working,or not working properly,or possibly the thermostat is bad.But,usually if the thermostat is bad the engine would still overheat even if you speed up,so I would suggest testing the radiator cooling fans. ...
Asked in Jeep Cherokee
My 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee's radiator is leaking. Will I damage my car by driving it locally?
A leak can turn major in a hurry. If it overheats just a little too much it will ruin the engine. Have it fixed as soon as possible ...
Asked in Toyota Camry
Why does your 97 Toyota Camry over heat in traffic?
Usually car that only overheat in traffic have a radiator fan that does not work. It will not over heat while driving because their is enough air flow. ...
What causes a Saturn to overheat?
Check the cooling system, and I mean everything. Thermostat, temperature sesnor(s), radiator clogs, radiator cap, badly damaged water pump, belts, you could simply need to add more antifreeze. If it isn't your coolant system, then it's your driving habbits or driving conditions, in which case you may want to slow down, get a car that can handle harsh driving, or upgrade your radiator. Also check that your electric fan is coming on. ...
Asked in Thermostats, Overheating (Engines)
Why does car overheat when thermostat works?
Probably it has either run out of coolant or the cooling fan is broken. Some large engine cars in really hot weather need a larger radiator fitted so it doesnt overheat....like driving a v8 around town in the summer in Spain for instance. ...