What could be the cause of the car to run hot.

Tiny
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  • 1998 LEXUS ES 300

What could be the cause of the car to run hot even though u havent had a oil change

Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 2:53 AM

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Tiny
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Changing the oil has nothing to do with overheating. You need to look at why the radiator is not getting rid of the heat. Fan not turning on? Leaking head gasket causing thermostat to remain closed? Coolant level low? Radiator plugged with debris or the cooling fins rotted away?

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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 8:46 AM

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