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Q: joe what the fuck is wrong with my car

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So is the water pump or the radiator foo

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there: Overheating problems can be caus...

Hi there:

Overheating problems can be caused by a water pump that is faulty, coolant lines with obstructions or air bubbles trapped or leaking coolant levels. The best way to determine the precise source of your overheating issue on your 2002 Mazda Millenia is to have a professional mechanic complete a car is overheating inspection.

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