Why does your rim on your car get hot?

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The brake discs or drums get hot when you apply the brakes and then the heat transfers out to the rims

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Why does a car engine get hot?

The reason a car engine gets hot is due to the heat generated from the combustion process. When the air/fuel mixture is lit off from the spark plug, you have the rapid expansion of gases that makes some heat, but most of the heat that is generated is from the volatility of the ignited fuel. I had...

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From the combustion process in the engine.

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because Cobra used the smallest gauge wire electrically possible, to save a penny.

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because cars create thermal energy. (basic GCSE science)

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9 times out of 10 its low on antifreeze/coolant. either from leaking internally or externally.could be a weak or bad water pumpclogged radiatoror any of hundreds of other causes for overheating

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if the engine temperature is a operating range, the coolant level is full you could have a clogged heater core, or your air mix door could be stuck allowing outside air into the unit.

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Why do your car shut down after it gets hot?

i had the same problem with a 1991 ford taurus. the fuel pump is bad. the tank acks like a heat sync and vaporlocks the lines. if yu put a pressure gauge on it i bet u are only running at about 30psi and should be at 40+-. changing the fuel pump should cure this problem.

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Why your car olsmobile aurora 2001 gets hot when you turn on the air condition?

When the a/c is turned on in any auto it makes the engine work harder, this will tend to heat the engine more. Make sure that your cooling system in the car is running properly, and is full of cooling fluids.

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Why does the heater in your car only get hot when you accelorate?

you probably have air trapped in you heater core you shoud have it flushed/bleed to get the air out. the other possibility is a failing thermostat or water pump

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What would cause my rim to get hot?

The most likely thing that will be causing your hot rim is that the brake on that wheel being slightly seized on.The piston in the calliper is probably corroded causing the piston to not retract.The brake will be getting very hot and some of this heat will be warming the rim.

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Need a new speedometer or speedometer cable.

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Why is there Black grease on your car rims?

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Why does the car radiator never get hot?

If a car's radiator NEVER gets hot, it probably means that water/coolant heated by the engine is not reaching the radiator for some reason.The most likely cause is a thermostat that is stuck in the closed position. It's supposed to open when water circulating in the engine reaches a certain tempe...

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What would cause a rim to get hot?

The most likely thing that will be causing your hot rim is that the brake on that wheel being slightly seized on.The piston in the calliper is probably corroded causing the piston to not retract.The brake will be getting very hot and some of this heat will be warming the rim.

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Aluminum , being metal, has free moving electrons which transfers heat and electricity very quickly.

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There are many possible reasons that your engine is running hot, including low coolant levels, a clogged or closed thermostat, a failed head gasket or a water pump malfunction.The blue light goes off once the engine reaches its normal temperature.

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Why does car wheels get hot after driving?

Friction from the road heating the tires and transferring to the wheels and the brakes friction heating the wheel its self and/or the rims.

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Why does the car getting hot under the sun?

Because the sun is hot and the sun is shining it's hot light onto the car.

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Why does my tire get hot?

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What would cause one wheel rim to get hot on a 1991 Buick Century?

Either brakes or bearings. The brake caliber may be sticking, parking brake mis-adjusted, if on the rear, or you are driving with your foot on the brake. Also a bad wheel bearing will get extremely hot.

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What will cause your rims to be really hot?

They get hot, front more so than rear, from heat generated by the disc brake system. It is normal. But if it's so hot you can't touch them, you probably have a brake caliper seizing up.

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Why does a car get hot when the sun is out on a cold day?

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it is drawing the hot air off the engine.

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Why does your car smell hot and its not?

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Why does your mark 8 run hot?

The mark 8 could have a bad thermostat, or a bad water pump. Check the coolant level, then the thermostat and water pump. If these are ok, check the cooling fan circuit.

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Why does your aircondition blows hot air?

Two basic reasons:

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Why your temperature gauge stays on hot?

Thermostat is sticking.

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Why does your car stall when its hot outside?

Could be many things, especially with modern electronics.I could be a fuel vapour lock problem. Make sure fule lines are kept away from exhaust or that the heat shields in place.

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Why does your temperature lights comes on and the car is not hot on your 200 crwn vic?

It is hot, don't ignore it.

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Why do car brakes get hot?

When you drive heat is generated in the caliper which causes the brake fluid to expand.Normally this expansion is accepted into the master, but if it is over filled there is nowhere for it to go so it pushes the calipers piston out which creates excessive friction between the brake pads and rotors.

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Why does your 1996 Miata run hot mainly on the highway with the AC on?

Low coolant level? Cooling fan not working? Hoses collapsing under pressure? Water pump not circulating coolant? Radiator plugged or restricted?

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Why does Car runs hot when air conditioner on?

The ac unit is a tax on the engine to run. This is true with all vehicles. Having the ac on will make the engine work harder to run the ac compressor. This makes the engine run hotter.

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How hot does the water in your vehicle engine get?

200 degrees Fahrenheit is normal, but it may go higher under certain circumstances. Water boils at 212 degrees, but when pressurized the boiling point rises depending on the pressure. So an engine can be running at above 212 without boiling over. The temperature of the coolant in your vehicle is ...

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How does bigger rims affect your car?

Changing wheel size means changing tire size When you add larger rims, you will need different sized tires.The tire will need to be shorter in height (aspect ratio) to compensate for space, and to keep the overall diameter the same.

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Why does a 30 amp mini fuse get hot?

I would suspect this is the wrong fuse for this circuit. If it is getting hot it is carrying too much of a load.

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Because the fluid is hot and it is under high pressure.

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it depends on what kind of car and rims you have

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How hot does car oil get?

In racing cars, oil can reach nearly 500 degrees F. However, in normal cars, the oil rarely gets hotter than 250 degrees F.

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How hot does car exhaust get?

Car exhaust can reach temps of 500 degrees F. With the hottest points being the exhaust manifolods/headers, and the catalytic converter.

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Why does heater not get hot after driving 10 miles?

your thermostat in the cooling system is probably stuck open, you will need to replace your thermostat

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Why does integra gets hot when not running?

Because it's sitting in the sun.

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Why does my lower radiator hose not get hot?

One such reason behind not heating up the lower radiator might be the improper amount of coolant in the engine.Thus, making the lower radiator hose to heat up.It may happen that your car might get low on coolant and is not able to reach the lower radiator.As a result, the lower hose emits cold air.

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Why won't the fan come on when engine gets hot?

if it a electric fan it may just be bad now if it runs of the water pump it may be a bad fan clutch. or it could be the thermostat. or fan relay.It could also be the sensor in the computer has gone bad which means you need a new computer.

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When you have the brake on for a long time why does it get hot?

friction/thermal transfer

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Why does the heat in my car only get hot when i mash on the gas hard?

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Why does your heat only come out hot on a low setting?

Sounds like the blower resistor is burned out.

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What do you check when your car engine gets hot?

Check your antifreeze level in the radiator first.There is usually a water pump behind the fan which pumps antifreeze/water as the engine turns, through little water jackets around the engine. This antifreeze/water solution absorbs the heat and is sent to the radiator to cool down before returnin...

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Does hot wiring your car ruin it?

You risk causing significant damage to your vehicle if you hotwire it.Vehicles with a computer chip in the ignition switch cannot be hot wired, the chip enables the Electronic Control Module to function, and without it, the car will not run.Most cars set off an alarm if you hot-wire it wrong.

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Why does your vent blow hot air when it is set on cold?

It depends on what the weather is outside and how developed the air conditioner is. if it's hot out it may take a while to get cool or if it is scorching hot outside it may not get cold at all.

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Why does the brakes get hot when a car slows down?

Friction causes the heat.

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What do you do when your car brakes get hot?

just keep driving, if your have not checked your brakes then i would get a professional or you could take off your tyre and look at the brakes. consider getting new ones if they are looking damaged

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Why a car engine gets hot after a long ride?

Restricted air flow through radiator.Low on coolant.Faulty fan clutch (if applicable).Faulty electric cooling fan(s) (if applicable).Faulty thermostat.Give us more info such as the year, make, model and engine info.

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Why does car stall when hot?

There are so many reasons, you really should provide more info. First, what kind of car is it? Is it overheating? Because it could be the vehicles computer stradegy shutting down the engine to protect it. Does the car feel like it's running out of gas? The fuel pump could be failing when it gets ...

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Why does a car run at a normal temperature while running but gets hot while idling?

Cooling fan may not be working as it should. If it is not coming on either the fan is defective, fuse is blown, or the thermal sensor is bad. If it is running and the engine is still overheating the radiator may be partially clogged.

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Are your rotors supposed to get hot?

During normal street use, brake rotors and pads normally won't see temperatures climb past 200 degrees Celsius, or 392 degrees Fahrenheit.However, track days are a different story, with temperatures potentially reaching 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit as the brakes are called upon more often and more ag...

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How hot can your engine get?

You want the engine to be hot enough to burn fuel efficiently and cool enough to not melt and seize up.Mechanics call it the optimum temperature.A running engine is HOT.It can get up to 6,000 degrees F.The optimum temperature for an engine is 1,200-1,700 degrees F.Super hot!

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Why would a solenoid get hot?

There are basically two types of solenoids, continuous duty and momentary duty. A momentary solenoid is built to operate for brief moments. A continuous duty solenoid is built to operate continually. If you use a momentary solenoid as a continuous solenoid it will heat up and eventually burn out.

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Why do jumper cables get hot?

Poor, loose connection or too small diameter jumper cable wires.Over cranking while trying to start disabled vehicle with too thin of jumper cables can cause such melting/overheating.Cheap, thin jumper cables that have thin wires which create a lot of resistance (heat) is usually the culprit in s...

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Does washing your car in hot weather hurt your paint?

It shouldn't if the paint was put on correctly. I presume if it's hot it's sunny. Don't leave your wet car out in the sun. It won't damage the paint, but it will leave water-marks (I don't know the technical name for it, if there is one....) from where the water dried. Hope this helps.

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Why won't my Heat get hot in my car?

Ken Mattson, owner of Len's Automotive in Bellevue, Wash., says a car heater can stop working for a number of reasons, including: A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.

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Why do tires get hot when the car is driven?

The tires of a car are rubber and hollow so there is a lot of pressurized air inside the tire.Also, the outer part of the tire is in constant contact with the road and the high friction coefficient between the two produces heat, especially at higher speeds.This is why the tires warm up with drivi...

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Why do car brakes get hot they are new brakes?

Because brakes create friction, and heat is a byproduct of friction.

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Why are my rotors getting hot?

When you drive heat is generated in the caliper which causes the brake fluid to expand.Normally this expansion is accepted into the master, but if it is over filled there is nowhere for it to go so it pushes the calipers piston out which creates excessive friction between the brake pads and rotors.

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Why is my radiator not getting hot?

A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.A blower fan that isn't working properly.

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Why does my temperature gauge stay on hot?

Common reasons for this to happen: Low Coolant: The first suspected cause of your temperature gauge maxing out is low coolant.The needle may be stuck in the hot range (this can happen after overheating the engine), or a stepper gear in the gauge may be damaged.

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Why does your car heater blow hot and cold at the same time?

most cars have two sections in the blower box if you want heat vacuum oprated valves direct air through heating coils,same with air conditioning vent from out side. if you have vacuum leak you could get both cold and hot air. depending on which one is more extreme depends on which one you feel most.

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Why is your 1995 caprice classic temperature gage showing hot but car is not hot?

Reset it back to zero and see if it works

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Why is my engine getting hot?

There are many possible reasons that your engine is running hot, including low coolant levels, a clogged or closed thermostat, a failed head gasket or a water pump malfunction.The blue light goes off once the engine reaches its normal temperature.

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Why would a relay get hot?

An AC relay, on the other hand, draws a variable current.If for some reason the armature is stuck or blocked, so that it can't fully close the magnetic circuit, the hold-in current will be higher than usual, and the coil will get hot.A buzz coming from the relay is a good indication that this is ...

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How does it get hot inside a car?

It is due to the Green House Effect.

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How hot does a car get in 60 degree weather?

Even if it's 60 degrees outside, a car can still reach temperatures over 110 degrees inside.Cars can heat up 20 degrees in 10 minutes, and rolling down the windows or parking in the shade does little to keep a car interior cool on a hot day.

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What does bigger rims do to your car?

While larger-diameter wheels and tires should improve handling and high-speed performance, lower-profile tires also tend to have a firmer ride and may be noisier than the smaller, standard rubber.Bigger wheels cost more money.The bigger you go, the more expensive the wheels and tires.

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Why your car creaks by front wheels in hot weather?

What year and make vehicle?.

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Can having rims on a car damage your transmission?

Assuming that you are referring to over sized rims, unless the wheels weight is way too much the rims will not affect the transmission. However the overall diameter of the tire may cause transmission troubles. the rolling circumference (distance per revolution) of your original tires are used to ...

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Are having rims too big on your car illegal?

no its no illegal only is is allowed by the low but only is the rims look good one your car and you could say pits look nice or not the ones for it

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Why isn't the radiator hoses getting hot?

Bad thermostat, bad water pump, frozen coolant (lack of anti freeze)

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Why are my front brakes getting hot?

The cold water hitting the hot brakes can result in warping.Warped rotors will usually cause the steering wheel and vehicle to shake when the brakes are applied.Overheated brakes or brakes that are smoking means the brake pads have been burned or something is leaking onto the brakes.

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How hot does water get in a car radiator?

It,s circulated there from the hot engine block and cylinder head by the pipes, hoses and the engines water pump. It could be up to 230 deg F

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How hot does a car engine Get Celsius?

At around 90–95 degrees Celsius the radiator fan begins to operate to provide further cooling.Engine overheat alarm is generally displayed if the coolant temperature exceeds 110 degrees Celsius.

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How hot does the inside of a car get?

At 70 degrees on a sunny day, after a half hour, the temperature inside a car is 104 degrees.After an hour, it can reach 113 degrees.” “When temperatures outside range from 80 degrees to 100 degrees, the temperature inside a car parked in direct sunlight can quickly climb to between 130 to 172.”

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Why does your car blow cold air instead of hot air when used?

Could be a stuck open thermostat or low on coolant or the temperature blend door is faulty.

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Why does your car speakers sometimes stop working when it is really hot outside?

The wires are probably getting too hot.

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Why does your car a c blow hot since you installed a new alternator?

You may have accidentally unplugged your A.C. compressor or routed the serpentine belt improperly.

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Is it bad to put bigger rims on your car?

Assuming you've gone 1 or 2″ bigger than the original size, you're tires are now going to be lower profile tires.If your wheel and tire package ends up being heavier, this will affect acceleration and fuel economy.Acceleration will be less and so will fuel economy.Steering may also become heavier.

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Why is your exhaust pipe on your yfz 450 turning red and hot?

it is burning way too rich.

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How hot does a radiator get?

The radiator sould not get no hotter than the water. If your thromestat ( please forgive spelling) say 180 than the radiator sould not get hotter than that or something is making run hot. But it can go up to atleast 210 before any damage is done

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Why does your brake keep getting hot you have replaced your brakes brake caliper and your brake line Can a loose ball joint cause this?

Check the bearings. The end play in a bearing could cause the axle to extend and wear the pads out prematurely.Contaminated brake fluid will cause this problem. As fluid heats up do to pads riding on rotors, contaminated fluid will expand causing brake pads to increase pressure against rotor and ...

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Why does your car get hotter than it should?

The thermostat may be going bad, and allowing the radiator coolant to get too hot.The cabin's interior never gets hotter than it should.Yours? In order of likelihood:

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Why is your car air conditioning blow hot air?

because you need to keep warm when it is winter and other times when it it cold

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Where can you get your rims copper plated?

somewhere in the worldThe real question is will they Copper plate aluminum?

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Why is your case 1450 bulldozer getting hot and locking up hyd?

It souds like you are very low on hydraulic fluid, check out the reservoir level.

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1993 devile wont get hot on defrost?

their are a few things that cause this situation, your coolant level could be low. I believe this car might have a water control valve for the heater core, if it does their are a couple things that can fail/or go wrong, the valve could be stuck, or the vac. line could be off or leaking, or the va...

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Why after getting a oil change does your car overheat?

If you did the oil change yourself, one way that could happen is if you didn't put any oil back into the crankcase before starting the vehicle. And then it would only overheat once, before the engine would seize up. Also, if you didn't put enough oil in the crank, its possible that there is enoug...

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Why does your 93 Honda accords temperature gauge goes hot right away when you start up your car you checked and it does have enough coolant and your car doesnt seem hot at all another thing is your ca?

Sounds to me the coolant temp sending unit has failed. Replace it with a new one.

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