I had a 99 tracker that over heated, it was the water pump
New to this forum. I needed to expand on my question of what causes my Tracker to overheat. I have recently replaced the radiator cap and thermostat. This vehicle has about 60,000 miles and I bought it used at 50,000. It seemed well taken care of and I've had no problems till this.
Since the weather has turned chilly this thing overheats. It pushes the coolant in to the overflow bottle and overheats. I have noticed no pattern to when this happens, I can't predict with any certainty if driving conditions are causing overheating. I've been getting by till now by pouring the contents of the bottle back in the radiator. Sometimes this will get me by for a day or two, or I might only be able to go 20 miles and it overheats again. I do not detect a leak at the water pump. The inside of the radiator looks clean, what I can see I do not detect any scale or sludge.
Does anyone have any ideas? If more information is needed let me know.Answer
1 Water pump drivebelt defective or not adjusted properly ? 2 Radiator core blocked or radiator grille dirty and restricted ? 3 Fan blades broken or cracked ?
Hi im not sure if this applies to you or not but im thinking belt slipping @ water pump or some pumps have plastic fins on the inside if they were worn or broken you would be getting very little circulation through the system.
Have you checked to see if the cooling fan clutch is still functing properly?
I actually had a very similar problem with the Tracker I bought just over a year ago. My temperature gauge would climb, but not quite enter the red zone; it would stabilize for a while then drop back to normal. I tried 2 thermostats, the serpentine belt, and a new water pump; but the problem just got worse, the gauge would go up faster and get closer to the red zone. I finally took it to the shop, and the tested for exhaust gases in the cooling system; it had a leaky head gasket. I had the head gasket replaced, and haven't had any problems with the temperature since.
It could be you thermostat Have you have already checked oil level, and/ot changed oil recently Exaust restrictions can cause overheating
We are afraid to use the unit 24 hours because it might cause to overheat .What is really the cause of overheating?
The Taurus could overheat for several reasons. The coolant could be low, the fan might not be operating properly, or the engine could have a stuck thermostat.
dirty trans fluid might be the cause. have it changed, but not flushd
No. The battery will be charged at a rate which is 2* the normal rate. This will cause the battery to overheat which might cause it to explode.
have you flushed your radiator or changed the thermostat it could be stuck
Air flow. Check the electric fan, check the coolant, and might be time to replace the rad. Does it overheat at idle, and/or on the hi-way?
The clutch might not be completely disengaging.
Needs coolant and/or needs to be put back in timing/slack belt/deffective water pump.
yes, and it will cause it to overheat and parts will break, dont try it lol. you might make it a mile before your car is done
Bad thermostat, plugged or damaged radiator, loss of coolant, ignition timing is off, faulty water pump, head gasket... and who knows what other problems can cause overheating.
well, there are different ways. but one easy way it can overheat is by leaving the gas mileage gauge speedometer up to 360hp. also you can restart the engine by cleaning one of the cylinders and getting a new brush for your exhaust pipe.
The circuit will overheat and might catch fire.
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Does that mean that you replaced the thermostat AND the sensor? If not, you really need to replace the thermostat. A sticking thermostat can cause temperature swings and potentially overheat the engine. BTW, BMW engines tend to have serious problems when they overheat. Don't let it overheat or you might be buying a new engine.
Clogged radiato, bad fan clutch, bad thermostat, head gasket leak... just a few things that might cause it to overheat.
In order of probablility: low coolant level, faulty thermostat, plugged radiator, damaged water pump, collapsing radiator hose.
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A 1991 Subaru Impreza might overheat because of a leaking cooling system or because of a damaged thermostat. You might also have a damaged or leaking radiator or a cooling fan that is not working.
Low coolant Bad radiator cap Dirty or plugged radiator Thermostat cooling fan not working Water pump Collapsing hoses
The heatsinks might be loose and cause it to overheat or perhaps you might improve the bad contact under the faulty chip making it temporarily work.
If I were you I wouldn't. I don't care if there is a cute guy or cute girl there. With the girdle on you can overheat easier and it might cause you to have a heat stroke. Seriously, just don't wear the girdle...
The IAT Sensor on a 1992 Geo Tracker is the Intake Air Temperature Sensor. Replacing the air filter might fix this problem.
Should be a plug on the side of transmission Low fluid might have caused the sychonizers (?) to overheat
Not really because motors are designed to run at either 50 or 60 Hz and the wrong frequency might cause them to malfunction or overheat.