Q: Car won't start

asked by on February 27, 2017

I was driving car overheated I kept driving water pump started leaking lots of water car turned off and alarm won't go off

My car has 135357 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. We will be happy to assist you. A vehicle overheating could cause harm to engine components such as sensors, fuses, spark plug wires, pistons and gaskets. The vehicle most likely overheated due to a faulty water pump and thermostat but the overheating probably impacted of one of the components I mentioned. I suggest that you have a technician perform an inspection of your vehicle to further diagnose your overheating, alarm going off and no start condition. You’re able to find a technician schedule an appointment here https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/car-is-overheating-inspection

In the meantime here are some articles about how to turn off your alarm system

https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-to-disable-a-car-alarm

https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-to-reset-a-car-alarm-by-samson-dikeman

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