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Q: Overheating problem with my car.

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I had my car serviced three months ago for overheating. The car is overheating again.

A: Overheating is a serious problem that can r...

Overheating is a serious problem that can result in extensive engine damage. It can also be caused by many different failures, from a faulty water pump to a blown head gasket. A qualified technician, such as the ones at YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose and repair your overheating concern using dedicated test equipment.

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