Mechanics

WHY IS MY IS OVERHEATING? AT FIRST I THOUGHT THAT IT MIGHT BE THE RADIATOR, SO I REPLACED IT WITH A NEW ONE BUT THE CAR STILLS OVERHEAT. THEN SOMEBODY TOLD ME IT MIGHT BE THE TERMOSTAT. SO I CHANGED THE TERMOSTAT AND IT STILL OVERH

2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse • 150,000 miles

The old radiator had a crack on the top next to the radiator cap. So I replaced it with a new one hoping that it would solve my problem but the car still heats up.
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Chavacamarena
May 28, 2012.



Thermostat may be bad and in the worst case, you may have blown a head gasket from overheating.

Have a shop do a leak down test to verify the head gasket

Roy

ASEMaster6371
May 28, 2012.