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Q: Car overheating

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Loud noise and car overheating. Clear smoke and some liquid dripping underneath. Clear liquid not green. Thermostat goes to H.

My car has 137000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

It’s hard to tell what the cause of you overheating might be with the information provided. You should have your car inspected by a qualified technician, such as one available from YourMechanic, to determine the cause of your overheating.

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