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What Causes a Car To Overheat?

What Causes a Car To Overheat?

If your car is running hot, don't wait for it to overheat before you address the problem. A normal, working vehicle's engine will not run hot and should fall around the middle of the temperature gauge on your vehicle. However, a variety of things can cause your vehicle to suddenly overheat. Below, we will discuss reasons why your car's engine overheats, and what preventative repairs you should make sure to schedule to avoid future issues. Often, when your car overheats, there is an issue with the vehicle's cooling system. When your car cannot cool itself down properly while driving, you most likely have a leak or blockage in your vehicle's cooling components. For example, if your water pump needs to be replaced, it's probably leaking water. When you attempt to fill the water reservoir, but it continually leaks water, that generally means it will need to be replaced. Additionally, you make need a hose replaced, or have a blocked hose. Either way, it's impor ... read more