Q: 2002 PT Cruiser overheating and rattling noise

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My car, a 2002 PT Cruiser, has been overheating for about 3 months now. I'm always needing to put radiator fluid in it. Just recently it has started shutting off on me. And now it's making a rattling noise when I accelerate. I've stopped driving it because I don't want to make anything worse. But I need to get it up and running soon. Any advice?

My car has 190000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The best advice I can offer is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is overheating inspection. My fear however, is that the frequent overheating may have caused internal engine damage; especially if you have not noticed coolant leaking in your driveway or where you park. That is often what causes you to have to add coolant frequently.

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