Possible causes for overheating include failed serpentine belt, failed water pump, internal or external coolant leak, restriction in the radiator, or inoperative radiator fan.
Get your radiator checked, may have blocked core
There are a few reasons a vehicle is overheating. The common causes are the thermostat, water pump, radiator, or the fan stopped working.
a 2002 Alero could have several problems causing the overheating. Thermostat, water pump, or clogged radiator issues are the most common causes of overheating.
Plugged radiator, Bad thermostat, water pump not working, radiator hoses collapsing and dont forget no oil
a bad termastat
The most common causes would be low coolant and inoperable radiator fan.
Overheating Low coolant Defective radiator cap Stuck thermostat
Sticking thermostat, blown head gasket, partially clogged radiator, or defective cooling fan.
There are many possible causes of overheating. They include low coolant, inoperative radiator fan, failed water pump, missing belts, restricted radiator, failed head gasket.
Bad radiator fan motor; bad radiator fan relay; clogged radiator; thermostat stuck closed; loose belt; bad water pump; hoses leaking;
There can be many causes of overheating. Clogged radiator, stuck thermostat, inoperable cooling fan, bad water pump, defective radiator cap, air trapped in cooling system, and blown head gasket.