Q: Q: Car is overheating

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My car is overheating. It is either the waterpump or the thermostat.

A problem with either one of those components could certainly cause an overheating concern. However there are several others as well. Your vehicle is known to have leaking head gaskets and well as intake manifold gaskets. I would ask for help from an expert mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to diagnose exactly what is causing your car to overheat so that it can be repaired.

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