Why is my car running hot but not overheating?

Thermostat: Another possible issue could be a problem with the thermostat.

A vehicle's thermostat is responsible for regulating the amount of coolant flowing through the engine.

A broken or malfunctioning one can easily cause your car to overheat.

If your vehicle has low oil, it might be causing your car to run hot.

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Why is my engine hot but not overheating?

Thermostat: Another possible issue could be a problem with the thermostat.A vehicle's thermostat is responsible for regulating the amount of coolant flowing through the engine.A broken or malfunctioning one can easily cause your car to overheat.If your vehicle has low oil, it might be causing you...

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Why is my car losing coolant but not overheating?

The head gasket seals the engine block and cylinder heads.If a head gasket fails it may cause a serious coolant leak and overheating or may be a small leak that is hard to detect.Worse yet the coolant may try to mix with your engine oil.Solution: The solution for a blown head gasket is to replace...

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Why is my car leaking antifreeze but not overheating?

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Why is my car smoking but not overheating?

The Oil Filler Cap White smoke coming from hood of car not overheating is a common issue in older engines.Older engines produce more hot spots, which make the car smoking under hood but not overheating.Worn out piston rings and clogged PCV tube or valve are the culprits that cause this smoking i...

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What can cause a car to run hot but not overheating?

Thermostat: Another possible issue could be a problem with the thermostat.A vehicle's thermostat is responsible for regulating the amount of coolant flowing through the engine.A broken or malfunctioning one can easily cause your car to overheat.If your vehicle has low oil, it might be causing you...

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Why is my engine smoking but not overheating?

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Why does a engine run good cold but not hot?

well is it a newer car or what um it is prol your intake temperature sencer

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Why is my car smoking under the hood but not overheating?

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Why does my car start but not stay running?

This issue could be caused by an insufficient amount of fuel reaching the combustion chamber.For fuel issues, start by checking the fuel pressure.With too much air in the engine after the MAF sensor, the engine runs so lean it can't properly combust the fuel air mixture, and it stops operation.

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Why is my AC running but not cooling?

There are a couple of reasons for ice buildup in your AC — dirty coils or filters resulting in poor airflow, or a lack of refrigerant.If that doesn't get the unit blowing cold air again, it could be refrigerant levels are low (see below).

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Why is my car overheating and my heat not working?

A common cause of car overheating is a low-cost thermostat stuck closed, restricting coolant flow.Low engine coolant level.The heat exchanger inside your car that keeps you warm on cold days can cause your engine to overheat.If the heater core is plugged, coolant flow restricts.

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Why is my Car overheating but no loss of fluid?

check the fins on your radiator they could be corroded and loose decreasing your radiator s ability to cool the engine or the thermostat could be defective also

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Why does my car smell like its overheating but it's not?

THE CULPRIT: Coolant containing sweet-smelling (but toxic) ethylene glycol is leaking from somewhere.It could be coming from a radiator or heater hose, a failed intake manifold gasket or cylinder head.It might be coming from a leaky radiator cap or the radiator itself, especially if you smell it ...

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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 your car overheating and has not hot air in car?

No heat in your car may be from your water pump going out and not feeding your heater core with enough water to produce heat. First remove your thermostat and see if your car stops over heating. If it doesnt, then you need to replace your water pump. Hopefully you havent cracked your heads. If yo...

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Why does my car start when it's cold but not hot?

The cold starting issue could possibly be caused by a failing fuel pump or even a temperature sensor.Heat increases resistance in electrical circuits, and it is possible that once the fuel pump has been running for a while, high resistance causes it to slow or stop.

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Why is my car not running smoothly?

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Why is my car running hot when sitting still?

The most likely reason for this type of problem is that your fan isn't working, but the reason, and the fix, will differ depending on the car you drive.Intermittent overheating problems can also be caused by low coolant, air in the cooling system, a bad coolant temperature sensor, or even a fault...

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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 is my car overheating?

its a 96 caprice already changed the thermostate fans are workingDo you have an obvious leak,making the engine short of coolant? If no obvious leaks,the first place to look is the thermostat,these frequently fail shut,so restricting the coolant flow. You don't say what sort of car it is,or if thi...

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Why is there a smell of antifreeze through the vents but car is not overheating?

Check for a line leak to your heater core or a leak in the heater core it self. Usually it is under the dash on passinger side.

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Why does car run fine when engine is cold but dies when engine is hot?

Chances are that you have an air leak or fault in the vacuum side of your intake that causes you engine to run lean when the choke or enrichment circuit is disengaged. Or you have a problem with your normal fuel supply circuit. -Check your vacuum lines and vacuum operated devices for leaks. -Chec...

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Why does my car run in reverse but not in drive?

your transmission needs repaired

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Why is your car steaming only in drive but not overheating?

my car isn't steaming only in drive but not overheating.

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Why is my air conditioner running but not cooling the house?

Your AC absorbs the heat from your indoor air and deposits it outside.To get rid of the heat, the outdoor unit (the condensing unit) has a fan that blows air over the warm refrigerant line.This creates a major problem for your air conditioner because if it can't get rid of the heat, it can't cool...

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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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What can cause a car to run hot but not overheat?

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Your car does not run hot but it bubbles when you turn it off?

It is normal to boil when you turn the car off. When the coolant stops flowing, the coolant in the hot engine boils and pushes steam out of the engine. The recovery tank collects the excess and allows it to go back in when the engine cools.

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What causes an 05 Ford F150 XL 4.2 motor to show hot but vehicle is not running hot?

Could be a faulty temp sending unit.

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Why is my car cranking but not starting?

If there's a spark when the engine is cranked, it has ignition.The problem is either fuel or compression.Use your AutoTap Express DIY to look for an RPM signal from the Crankshaft Position sensor while cranking the engine.A bad Crankshaft Position sensor is a common cause of no starts.

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Why is my car turning but not starting?

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Why would my car run with 2 plugs out but will not run with all 4 plugs in?

When the plugs are in there is air being compressed on all cylinders and two are not working to help out. If you have 2 cylinders down check the coils see if you have a model that has 2 cylinder controlled off one coil, follow the wires, see if they go to the dead cylinders, if so try changing th...

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Why is my car overheating but it has coolant in it?

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Why would a car start but not stay running?

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Why is the car overheating and it didnt run long enough for it to get too hot?

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Why does my car not start when it's hot?

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Why is my car over heating?

it can be many stuff but in your place i would check first the coolant level and the 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 has my car overheated?

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What does it mean when my car is knocking in the head and blowing white smoke but not overheating?

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Why is my 2000 Durango over heating but blowing cold air from the heater?

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Why is my Dodge overheating?

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Why does my 1999 Cadillac devil running hot?

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Why does my car go in reverse but not drive?

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Why does my car idle without overheating but overheats when driven?

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Why will my car go forward but not reverse?

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Why is my truck cranking but not starting?

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Why will my truck not stay running?

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Why does my lawnmower not start when hot?

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What's causing my 2001 Mazda b2300 to misfire when cold but run fine when hot?

My guess is that you have the wrong temperature spark plug. All spark plugs are not the same, somerun hotter than others.

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Why does my lower radiator hose not get hot?

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Why does your car run hot?

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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Why is my car overheating when the coolant is full?

A common cause of car overheating is a low-cost thermostat stuck closed, restricting coolant flow.A blown head gasket can be the cause or the result of car overheating issues.Coolant can leak out, air gets sucked in, and the engine temperature needle wraps around to full hot.Plugged heater core.

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Why is my car overheating when the heat is on?

A blown head gasket can be the cause or the result of car overheating issues.Coolant can leak out, air gets sucked in, and the engine temperature needle wraps around to full hot.Plugged heater core.The heat exchanger inside your car that keeps you warm on cold days can cause your engine to overheat.

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Why is my car overheating after cooling system flush?

Probably still has air trapped in the system from an improper refill procedure.

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Why is 95 Volkswagen jetta running hot it's not the thermostat?

im not very knowledgable with volks but there may be a water pump problem, or a radiator problem,is the radiator circulated the cool water from iit to the block that has hot water in it?

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What does it mean when your car is smoking but not overheating?

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Why is my car overheating and revs up and down?

There are several reasons why your car may be overheating. Check the thermostat to be sure it isn't stuck. If the car revs up and down, the timing may need to be adjusted.

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Why is my car overheating and losing power?

That means the engine gets overheated due to insufficient coolant flow, a faulty thermostat, or a faulty water pump.Once the temperature inside the engine increases, the motor starts losing power continuously.Sometimes, engine overheating causes the engine to misfire.

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Why is my Chevy Cavalier overheating?

What are common reasons my Chevrolet Cavalier overheats? While there are a variety of reasons your Chevrolet Cavalier is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

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What are common reasons my Mitsubishi Galant overheats? While there are a variety of reasons your Mitsubishi Galant is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

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Run hot turn on heat run cool why is this?

The heater has a little radiator in it and it may be enough to cool a engine that is running hot

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Why is my car overheating with a new thermostat?

A broken thermostat can also cause your car to overheat.The thermostat in your engine controls the flow of coolant.If it is hot near the radiator after you have driven your car then coolant is flowing through it.If it is still cold you may have a broken thermostat and should remove the thermostat...

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Why is my car overheating with a new radiator?

Leaks are the #1 reason a vehicle begins to overheat.Leaks in hoses, the radiator, water pump, thermostat housing, heater core, head gasket, freeze plugs and a few other things can all lead to problems with the vehicle's cooling system.A small leak can quickly turn in to an expensive repair and a...

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Why is my Chevy Venture overheating?

If the usual problems don't reveal the prolem have your mechanic check the intake manifold. These engines have a tendency to loosen the bolts on the intake manifold and the leak will damge the gasket. In time it will get worse.

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Why is my Dodge Grand Caravan overheating?

Loss of circulation due to a bad thermostat, degraded radiator hoses, damaged or clogged radiator or a loose water pump drive belt can also lead to overheating.This can be caused by debris, such as bugs and leaves, clogging the cooling fins of the radiator, or a failure of your cooling fan.

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Why is my engine overheating and smoking?

The white smoke and overheating is usually a sign of a blown cylinder head gasket.When the water is burnt with the fuel this is what causes the white smoke.The hose leaking is the radiator hose leaking coolant, which is what caused the engine to overheat.This can often times lead to catastrophic ...

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If a car is overheating will radiator cap be hot?

most likely it will be hot so put snow on it

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Why will the radiator fan on your 1999 jgc not come on when you start your car but works when you run hot cable direct?

A radiator fan is designed to operate only when the coolant is very hot, and the motor is in danger of overheating. You do not have a problem unless the motor overheats after sitting still idling for prolonged periods of time.

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Why is my car overheating and losing water?

Leaks are the #1 reason a vehicle begins to overheat.Leaks in hoses, the radiator, water pump, thermostat housing, heater core, head gasket, freeze plugs and a few other things can all lead to problems with the vehicle's cooling system.A small leak can quickly turn in to an expensive repair and a...

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Why is my engine overheating when idling?

Answer: If you car is overheating at idle, but it's fine the rest of the time, then there are a handful of different problems that you might be dealing with.Intermittent overheating problems can also be caused by low coolant, air in the cooling system, a bad coolant temperature sensor, or even a ...

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Why is my 2003 Cadillac CTS overheating?

What are common reasons my Cadillac CTS overheats? While there are a variety of reasons your Cadillac CTS is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

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Why is your air blowing hot but your compressor is running and the freon is charged on a 1998 Tahoe?

The temperature blend door may be stuck in the heat position.In my Caravan, the fan belt was broken when this happened.

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When car is hot it dies in drive but runs in neutral and park?

I would suspect torque converter trouble.

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Why is my car using water but not showing a leak or steam?

your head could be cracked you will not notice the water losewhen you car is running see if the water is coming out of the tale pipe

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Why is the car not recognizing that its hot?

If your question means there is no warning when the engine overheats, here are some possible reasons:--temperature sensor in engine and/or cooling system has failed.--fuse has blown in the circuit that provides power to the temperature sensor, warning gauge or light.--bulb in warning light is bro...

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Why is your car over heating and showing low coolant but coolant is full?

It could either be your thermostat or your waterpump. In either case you could have full coolant levels but with a faulty thermostat or water pump your car will still over heat. I would start with the thermostat because those are usually the cheapest and easiest to fix.

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Why is my car getting hot were my shifts are od light is on but my od is off what does that mean?

od light is the overdrive unit on the transmission. If you drive on the freeway you should have the overdrive unit on, on the streets the unit should be off. The light usually doesn't have anything to do with overheating. I would look for some other issue.

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Can I drive my car while it's running hot?

Do not continue to use a vehicle when overheating or with a cooling system leak.Continued driving may cause damage, and adding coolant to a leaking system will not get you very far.Coolant level should be at the lines indicated on the tanks and the radiator should be full.Always use the correct c...

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Your 2001 montecarlo temperature gauge reads the car is over heating but car is not what could it be?

there is actually a temperature control sensor either on the rear of the block or some cases on the coolant fan itself. this is usually the problem

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Golf overheating top hose getting hot but radiator and bottom hose cold?

hi i have a ford focus 1.6 2000 and it keeps overheating I've removed the thermostat but the problem continues the expansion bottle bubbles and the top radiator hose were the thermostat is attached gets really hot but the bottom hose were the water pump is connected to is cold' i don't know if th...

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Why does my key fob lock but not unlock?

If it unlocks the door, the problem may be a weak battery in the key fob, or a problem in the keyless entry antenna or wiring.The key fob itself could be defective or have a bad unlock button.Try the lock button, trunk release button or panic button.If the other buttons work, the problem is a bad...

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Why does my starter spin but not engage?

Starter spins but doesn't engage.Clicking sound : you hear it spinning with a click sound before it starts spinning.No grinding sound.The mechanism to engage the flywheel is faulty, probably it is seized, or battery doesn't have enough power to make the solenoid fully pull the mechanism (check ba...

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