Exception in rendering!

Message: window is not defined

ReferenceError: window is not defined
    at new c (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:136:3912)
    at m.mountComponent (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:47:15602)
    at /tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:49:31860
    at a.r.perform (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:47:12503)
    at Object.a [as renderToString] (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:49:31821)
    at r (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:50:21164)
    at Object.S.ReactOnRails.serverRenderReactComponent (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:32:6073)
    at eval (eval at <anonymous> (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:173:8), <anonymous>:10:23)
    at eval (eval at <anonymous> (/tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:173:8), <anonymous>:17:3)
    at /tmp/execjs20161208-85577-iwwwitjs:173:8

Q: What is causing my car to overheat?

asked by on

My car overheats when I'm driving but the temperature gauge goes up and down. I'm live in new Mexico, exactly at bernalillo and we been having very hot heatwaves. I already changed water pump, radiator cap, and thermostat, and heat sensor. I just change a hose that goes to the engine because it had a rupture. Also I check the engine oil and is low, I can say that the engine oil is my fault but my question is what could be causing that? Note : the fan works fine.

My car has 136000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: You sound like you have been running your c...

You sound like you have been running your car low on oil and had issues with the cooling system. The oil loss you have can be normal. You should be note as to the mileage when it is full and after 500 miles check the level and add oil while noting how much. Do this every 500 miles and after you have driven for about 3000 miles see how much oil is used per 1000 miles. If you have to add less than a quart of oil per 1000 miles then this should be okay. If you are adding a quart every 500 miles without overfilling it then you will need to have a shop check the engine for excessive oil consumption.

As far as the overheating it could be from running low on oil. If you continue to overheat when the oil is full then have a mechanic come and check the coolant flow through the radiator to see if it has restrictions. If you decide to get this fixed, consider YourMechanic, as a certified technician can diagnose your overheating issue and make the necessary repairs. Good luck.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My radio has power but is not turning on

Hello there. A few different faults can cause the radio to cut off like this when it is powered up. The most common would be a voltage spike from when it was plugged in. Other potential issues include a shorted...

Q: Master/Slave Cylinder

If you have fluid leaking on the floor then this is from the clutch master cylinder leaking past its seals. I would recommend replacing the clutch master cylinder and the clutch slave cylinder as a set since the master cylinder...

Q: Turns over really slow then fires up and starts and around 70 MPh rpms jump up and it shifts into an almost 1/2 neutral 1/2 drive

Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle is experiencing more than one issue. In regards to your starting issue, slow cranking is usually caused by a bad battery or starter. I would start by testing the...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
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...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.