Q: Boiling coolant reservoir

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Hello, I have a 2001 ford escort and my coolant reservoir is boiling from heat I touched the reservoir to make sure. No leaking and my car does not overheat nor does it smoke.. although some times when I'm at a light and I have the brake on I feel as if the car wants to shut off and sometimes it does. Just got a new radiator. Spark plugs and wires. Oil change and oil filter. And flushed the coolant. The fan does come on when the car has been on for awhile I just don't know what's wrong?

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

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