Mechanics

OVERHEATING

1995 Vauxhall Astra • FWD Manual •

Hi I have an astra ls 1.4 1995 its overheating a lot but not losing water but using lots and lots of oil do you have any ideas please
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Jayne
July 10, 2011.



The oil could be burning in the cylinders and creating excessive friction that makes the engine hot due to low oil level. Do you have blue smoke coming out of the exhaust?

Rasmataz
Jul 10, 2011.
No smoke what so ever but going through oil like its going out of fashion

Tiny
Jayne
Jul 10, 2011.
You could be actually leaking double check for external leak that oil has to go somewhere if its not going into the cylinders

Rasmataz
Jul 10, 2011.