Yes! Also a good flush will improve its performance. And may stop the overheating.
It means your engine is overheating. You should pull over and stop the car immediately if that light comes on. Overheating can ruin an engine quickly.
Replacing a bad water pump can help to stop a motor from overheating. Hopefully that was the cause of the overheating. If it does not stop the overheating, try replacing the thermostat. Make sure you have the proper mix of antifreeze and water, the radiator filled with it. Check the level of coolant FIRST. Next, the hoses, and third the thermostat. Then, disconnect a hose and see if, by starting the vehicle, if there's water pressure. If not, its water pump time!
radiator plugged.or coolant low
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It is overheating or the oil preasure is low. It probably needs a new engine.
Thermal relay is stuck. Replace it.
cooling fan relay is bad?
If it is running hot then you need to service the cooling system. Drain and flush the radiator, replace the thermostat, check the operation of the water pump, see if the cooling fan is operating properly, and make sure the belts are tight and not slipping. Another possibility is a blown head gasket. Removing the thermostat is not the answer to an overheating problem.
After the engine has cooled to a certain temp, it should shut off. If it is running constantly, this is an indication the engine is overheating.
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I have same...Fan Controller on front clip bad, or shorted lower radiator thermo switch, drivers side.
the fan can be installed backwards and moving the air through the radiator in the wrong direction.The radiator or cooling ports can be plugged if a stop leak has been used on the engine.the water pump might not be working.
If coolant can't cycle through all the components because of the kink then yes but if it doesn't stop or slow the flow then I don't think so
stop it from overheating
replace the radiator. There are a lots of cause why a car stop and running hot. First, your car might have damage head gasket. Second, it might have a worned thermostat and you might need to replace the water pump.
Blow on it. If that doesn't work, turn the engine off.
Your engine will produce an excessive flinging noise, you will smell burning oil, idle speed will become high and you will have a sudden stop due to loss of power.
In order to stop the car from overheating, your going to have to find the underlying cause. If you do not have expertise in this area, you will have to find someone who does. Maybe a friend or a mechanic. I would recommend you do this immediately. Extreme overheating can damage the engine.
Your thermostat is sticking in the closed position,it is usually located where the top radiator hose connects to the engine. Very inexpensive item
It will "work" but is never a good idea. Stop leak not only stops external leaks, but also plugs small internal passages in engines and radiators, which can lead to overheating.
change th radiator
If the hoses are all tight, Then the radiator must be leaking. REPLACE RADIATOR
Beacuse its so hot, it will overheat if the radiator fan doesn't run after the engine is turned off. It usually will stop itself after 5 mins.