Q: Car running hot even though I added antifreeze

asked by on

My car is overheating. I added antifreeze but it still runs hot. There is still some antifreeze in the reservoir.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Car running hot even though I added antifreeze

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car jumping when driving

I'm not sure what you mean by jumping. If you mean the vehicle is jerking, then the issue may be an engine performance problem. If the Check Engine Light is on, the first step is to retrieve the stored diagnostic...

Q: I changed out the camshaft position sensor, the car is still stalling and hard to start. It now shows a different P code.

The coolant temperature sensor (CTS) in your vehicle has failed and is making the computer think that the engine is too hot. When you shut off the engine and the engine will not restart, is it because the computer thinks...

Q: Will the cold weather be a problem changing my battery

Hi Ken. Thanks for contacting us today. If you're asking whether or not the cold weather impacts the CHARGING of a battery - yes it does. It actually reduces cranking amps in the battery, which is what is needed to...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...