Car overheeating notshifting

Tiny
DAVE111
  • 2000 CHEVROLET IMPALA
  • 150,000 MILES

2000 impala 3.4, over heating and not shifting out of first gear. Tried a trans flush and coolant flush and it ran fine for two days now its doing it again, please help

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 3:50 PM

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Tiny
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You need to find out why it is overheating, as a bad thermostat, clogged radiator, a leak or possible head gasket from driving overheated.

The trans is a separate issue. It sounds like an internal failure and needs to be checked by a shop to confirm.

Roy

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