Ford Club Wagon Car overheats quickly Inspection at your home or office.

Our certified mobile mechanics come to you 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

Customer Ratings

(6)

How A Diagnostic Works

Instantly book a certified mobile mechanic to come to you

Mechanic diagnoses the problem and quotes necessary repairs

Your vehicle is ready to go

Fair, upfront & transparent pricing for all services

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to you now.

Customer Ratings

(6)

Car overheats quickly Inspection Service

How much does a Car overheats quickly Inspection cost?

On average, the cost for a Ford Club Wagon Car overheats quickly Inspection is $95 with $0 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1964 Ford Club WagonL6-2.8LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$114.99Shop/Dealer Price$124.99 - $132.49
1963 Ford Club WagonL6-2.8LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1966 Ford Club WagonL6-2.8LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1962 Ford Club WagonL6-2.4LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$104.99 - $112.48
1965 Ford Club WagonL6-3.9LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.02 - $112.55
1967 Ford Club WagonL6-2.8LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1962 Ford Club WagonL6-2.8LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$99.99Shop/Dealer Price$109.87 - $117.28
1964 Ford Club WagonL6-2.4LService typeCar overheats quickly InspectionEstimate$99.99Shop/Dealer Price$110.24 - $117.94
Show example Ford Club Wagon Car overheats quickly Inspection prices

Your engine produces an immense amount of heat during operation – that’s why you have a radiator filled with coolant. The coolant circulates through the engine and absorbs heat, then recirculates it into the radiator where it cools, and begins the cycle once more. In a properly operating system, overheating isn’t an issue, but if your car is quickly overheating, there’s something wrong.

How this system works:

Your coolant system is actually pretty simple to understand. There’s the radiator and coolant reservoir, where the bulk of the coolant is held. There are also upper and lower radiator hoses, which are responsible for sending the coolant through the engine and then allowing it to return to the radiator to be cooled off.

You have a thermostat, which keeps the coolant locked in a certain portion of the engine until normal operating temperature is reached, and there are radiator fans that blow air across the radiator to wick away heat. Of course, there’s also the water pump. It’s located behind the timing belt cover, and pumps coolant through the entire engine.

Coolant cycles through the engine, accumulating heat as it goes. This reduces the operating temperature of the engine, but increases the amount of heat in the coolant. It then recirculates back to the radiator where air flows over the radiator fins and removes the heat. Then the coolant begins the journey once more.

Common reasons for this to happen:

  • Low Coolant: Perhaps the most common reason for your car to overheat quickly is low coolant in the engine. If there isn’t enough coolant, the engine’s temperature cannot be regulated correctly. Coolant can be lost for a number of reasons, ranging from boiling over (serious overheating) to leaks from aging hoses, gaskets and more.

  • Failed Thermostat: Another very common reason for your car to overheat quickly is if the thermostat fails. The thermostat opens and closes based on engine operating temperature, allowing coolant to flow throughout the engine, or restricting it. If it sticks closed, your engine will overheat very quickly. Your car’s heater will also blow cold air.

  • Failed Water Pump: While rare, water pumps do eventually fail. They’re usually replaced with the timing belt, so if you haven’t had this service yet, it might be the culprit. If the water pump fails, coolant will not circulate through the engine at all and it will overheat very quickly.

  • Failed Radiator Fan Motor: If the motor on your radiator fan fails, it will cause your engine to heat quickly. Overheating isn’t always a problem here, particularly if the weather isn’t that warm, but it is a possibility.

  • Failed Radiator Fan Relay: If the radiator fan relay fails, the fan will not cycle on and off, which eliminates some of the airflow over the radiator. This is particularly problematic during stop and go driving (highway driving generally provides enough airflow to cool the radiator without the need for the fan).

What to expect:

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to inspect your car’s coolant system, including the radiator, the temperature gauge and other components. The mechanic will then provide a detailed inspection report that includes the scope and cost of the necessary repairs.

How it's done:

The mechanic will inspect your coolant level, the condition of your radiator, radiator hoses, reservoir and more. The mechanic may need to crank the engine and let it idle, or test drive the vehicle in order to duplicate the rapid heating problem.

How important is this service?

If your car overheats quickly, the problem is serious. Too much heat can destroy an engine. It can cause head gaskets to leak, and it can even crack the block in extreme situations. Coolant system maintenance is an essential consideration – it allows you to monitor most of the system and spot problems before they become serious issues. One of our professional mechanics can inspect your car and provide the necessary repair.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Ford mechanics

Real customer reviews from Ford owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(6)

Rating Summary
6
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0

Richard

19 years of experience
70 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Ford Freestyle V6-3.0L - Car overheats quickly - Fayetteville, North Carolina
Richard was very attentive and thorough. He explained everything to me very clear and made sure to let me know every detail towards the assessment and work done in my vehicle. Made a few recommendations and very professional. Thank you so much Rich!! Clear answers, no run around. Quality work for a reasonable price.

Jeffrey

18 years of experience
75 reviews
Jeffrey
18 years of experience
Ford Fusion L4-2.5L - Car overheats quickly - Goose Creek, South Carolina
Good service. Nice person. Has the knowledge.

Jay

37 years of experience
948 reviews
Jay
37 years of experience
Ford Explorer V6-4.0L - Car overheats quickly - Yucaipa, California
This way my first time using the Your Mechanic service, and I found it to be a very good service. My concern was that my car was overheating and Jay spent a good amount of time checking out the condition of my car. He not only explained to me what he found, he also showed me with photos of the readings of his diagnostic equipment. He performed good performance tests, plus, when he was finished, he was very pleasant to talk to and shared a lot of good information.

Chris

22 years of experience
2229 reviews
Chris
22 years of experience
Ford F-150 V8-4.6L - Car overheats quickly - Anaheim, California
Very knowledgeable of the problems I had with my vehicle

Excellent Rating

(6)

Rating Summary
6
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
Number of Ford Car overheats quickly Inspection services completed
66+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Ford MECHANICS
1700+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg
The The 2012 Volkswagen Touareg provides an appealing combination of style, performance and drivability. This all-wheel drive SUV delivers a satisfying driving experience at a more affordable price than some of the comparable options available in its class. Key Features...
How to Replace an Injector Control Pressure Sensor
Diesel engines have an injector control pressure sensor that fails when there is hard starting, decreased power, or an illuminated Check Engine Light.
How to Avoid Muffler Repair
Mufflers break when debris builds in the undercarriage, the muffler rubs against driving surfaces, or there is smoke emitting from the engine.

Not too happy with having a hybrid that stalls

The problem to your intermittent stalling can be caused by the electrical water pump wiring shorting out the coil wires, causing the engine to stall and may or may not blow fuses. The repair is now covered under a recall...

I smell oil burn smell in car. This started after my last oil change. What could it be?

Depending on how long ago your last oil change was, this may be the result of an oil leak or potentially oil that has dripped on the motor somewhere that has been heated up. This happens occasionally when changing oil...

air conditioner blows cold, then warm

You might be on track about the system being overcharged. But that can only happen if the system was recharged and then too much refrigerant or oil was put in. But there are other reasons why the high side pressure...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com