I Have a Toyota Pickup, recently the gasket was.

Tiny
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I Have a toyota pickup, recently the gasket was change, the pick for some reason when its park it overheats. I cant find what is the problem. The termostat has been removed normally its done when cars are imported into belize
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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 5:54 PM

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Tiny
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WHAT gasket was replaced?

You really don't want to drive that without a thermostat. That will cause major issues with computer controls.
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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 6:00 PM
Tiny
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Here in belize people remove the thermostat of there cars its common thing to do. The gasket is this thing
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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 7:04 PM
Tiny
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No, it's the wrong thing to do. Just because they are still in the stone ages doesn't change how the car works. The computer will not go into closed loop if it's not hot enough.
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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 8:03 PM
Tiny
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What if the Thermostat is not the problem because before it would only overheat if you have it parked, If the pickup is running it would not overheat.
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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 8:08 PM
Tiny
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It may not be but without a thermostat, you lose all control of engine temperature.
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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 8:37 PM

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