It will not cause the engine to overheat. You have another problem.
If the converter is partially clogged it can cause the engine to overheat which can cause serious problems. Other than that if will not harm the engine.
it is possible for heat from combustion to cause an engine to overheat quickly depending on where the gasket is blown, but i would look for a lack of coolant circulation first. if your coolant is not getting out of the motor and into the radiator it will overheat very quickly.
Pinched or blocked transmission cooling lines
no the higher milage or higher rpms can cause the head bolts to stretch which would cause it to blow
The overheat of the engine. You could find some information on Wikipedia.
A cracked radiator would leak the fluid out, leaving no coolant for your engine which would cause your engine to overheat and be destroyed pretty quickly. So the answer is NO.
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.
low coolant ,froze thermostat ,leaks in hoses ,radiator
A defective thermostat can cause the engine to overheat. It can also cause the engine to not reach full operating temperature if the thermostat is stuck open. It is possible this could set the check engine light.
A lack of water in your cooling system will cause your 2002 Pontiac Sunfire to overheat. A malfunctioning thermostat can also cause it to overheat.
One situation that the overflow jug would cause an overheat condition would be if the hose and/or connectors were plugged up or blocked. NOTE: before disconnecting anything to do with the radiator, ensure the engine is COOL! The cooling system operates under significant pressure.
I'm not a mechanic / technician but : - low engine coolant - engine thermostat stuck closed - water pump not circulating - engine cooling fan not working properly - restricted radiator
Not enough oil in a vehicle will not cause the car to overheat but instead fail due to oil starvation. The engine is have to much friction occur on the internal components which will cause the engine to fail.
check the water pump
Too high a temperature
There are pages and pages of things that can cause a check engine light. You need to have it checked with a scantool. Then the code can be diagnosed and repaired.
It could be that your head gasket is shot. It may cause your antifreeze to leak, and your engine will overheat.
Turning the heat on would actually lower the engine temperature. It's a well known trick if your car starts to overheat. Having the A/C on causes a power loss to operate the compressor, which would also cause engine temperature to go up due to the hot air from the condensor going through the radiator.
most common cause, a vacuum leak.
No, if the coolant circulates too quickly it will not have time to cool down and re-cool the engine. The coolant would become extremely hot, and cause your engine to overheat and thus causing possible engine damage.
If you drive the Dart like I would (like a bat out of hell) the car would most likely overheat from fast acceleration, and more strain on the engine than what is needed. If you drive legaly, it could very well be the thermostat. Be sure that you use the correctly dilluted antifreeze.
It would be very rare for a P1684 code to turn the light on.
When a vehicle randomly overheats, it is likely that the coolant level is low. Check the and fill the level to proper amount.