Q: Car overheating and making pinging sound.

asked by on January 14, 2016

My car is overheating and making a pinging noise. I am not sure what the problem is.

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When the engine overheats it may cause the fuel to detonate, resulting in engine pinging. If you keep driving you engine with these symptoms, extensive engine damage may result. I suggest you have your overheating condition addressed immediately to prevent any further damage. A trained professional, such as one from YourMechanic, can diagnose and repair your overheating problem.

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