Mechanics

VW OVER HEATS AFTER A SHORT DISTANCE

1968 Volkswagen Beetle • 100,000 miles

It overheats in summer after short travel
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Numanbeetle
March 10, 2012.



Timing off? Running too lean?

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 10, 2012.
Check for debris in the fan and the oil cooler.

Does the engine have a thermostat attached to the cooling flaps? Are the cooling flaps opening?

Tiny
Exovcds
Mar 10, 2012.