Common Causes for Your Engine to Overheat

The reasons for the car engine to be overheating range from the simple to the costly. Here are a few popular reasons the engine may be overheating.

If the thermostat has failed, it will not be able to regulate the temperature in the engine block and will allow the system to quickly overheat. Blown radiator hoses disrupt the flow of coolant, so check the upper and lower hoses to be sure they are in tact and the connections are secure.

Corroded radiator hose clamps can not keep the hoses tightly on the block or radiator, allowing for coolant to escape. If the water pump seizes and the bearing stops working, you will begin to see coolant under the pump dripping to the ground. Look to see if the fan belt is still in working order.

Visit our Mazda parts and repair location in Alexandria, MN so our team can do a complete cooling system checkup on your car.

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