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What Can Cause Engine Overheating?

What Can Cause Engine Overheating?

With the holidays around the corner, you're probably going to be doing a ton of driving (both short-distances & long-distances). After miles upon miles on the road, your engine might start smoking, and your temperature gauge may go crazy. To your dismay, your engine is probably overheating.   What Causes Engines to Overheat? Many factors can be the catalyst in engine overheating. In most cases, it is related to a problem within your vehicle's cooling system; an error in coolant delivery will cause heat to be trapped in the engine compartment. Below are some of the most prevalent causes of engine overheating: Broken water pump A fluid leak (coolant or oil) Jammed coolant hose Damaged radiator fan and more. No matter what the source is, this is not something you should take lightly. If you neglect the problem, your engine can suffer from extensive and irreversible damages.   Signs Your Engine Is Overheating Here are some of the major red flags that your ... read more