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Q: Car runs hot - 1996 Chevrolet Blazer

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It run hot
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. If your vehicle is running hot then ...

Hello. If your vehicle is running hot then you need to make sure you do not let it get too hot or engine damage will result. You’ll need to find out if the cause is due to a leak, water pump, thermostat, or radiator problem. You may need the help of an expert to diagnose the overheating issue so that this can be repaired properly.

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