Why Your Engine May be Overheating in the Car

The reason that the engine in the car is overheating can be traced back to one key factor. Here is what you need to be on the lookout for if the engine has overheated.

Once you let the engine cool, open the radiator cap and look at the coolant level. If it is too low or a light mix of water and coolant, only add full strength coolant. The fan belts should not be loose, they should not be frayed or damaged. If the fan belt is missing, it needs to be replaced immediately.

The radiator cap should be the right pressure for your car and it needs to be secure to keep the coolant from escaping. If the cap is missing, do not drive to get the parts or you risk serious damage to the engine.

If you can't identify the one factor, bring the car to our service center at Lamarque Ford Inc and our crew will identify why the engine is overheating.

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