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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:44 pm 
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Car is overheating very quickly, when I take my foot off the gas cold air blows through the heater , while driving it’s hot, radiator resovouir bubbles/ gulps and hisses , engine gets very hot . Not losing water but it is obviously evaporating with the heat .


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Sounds like a cylinder head issue ?

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wine~o wrote:
Sounds like a cylinder head issue ?


Head gasket ?


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I was thinking a defective thermostat or water pump. An erratic thermostat or sensor can mean that it stays closed to long and overheats. The fact that the heater is cold suggest a water circulation issue. See this video and decide if it is within your skill level to take on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaA-5KHgg6I&t=9s

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Flush the whole system, its more that likely a blockage, if it still does it do a hydrocarbon sniffer test on the coolant, it could also be a bad water pump (worn impeller)


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