1995 Sable overheating

Tiny
PHOTOGCEO
  • 1995 MERCURY SABLE
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 89,000 MILES

1995 mercury sable 3.8l v6 ive replaced the thermostat 3 times, it works for 2 days usually and then the car begins overheating. What causes this?

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 AT 2:29 AM

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Tiny
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The thermostat is not the cause of the problem. You could have a leak in the system or a blown head gasket from the previous overheating. You need to start out by pressure testing the system to see where it loses pressure.

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