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Q: Car overheating after oil change

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My car is overheating and I haven't been able to drive it. I recently had the oil changed. Could that have anything to do with the overheating?

A: There is very little chance that having the...

There is very little chance that having the oil changed could be causing your car to overheat. Most likely, it is just a coincidence. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic. They can come to your location, diagnose your car’s overheating issue, and repair it.

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