MY 2005 DODGE NEON IS OVER HEATING ON ME I GO IN...

  • Tiny
  • 2005 Dodge Neon
  • 2005 Dodge Neon
  • 71,000 miles

My 2005 dodge neon is over heating on me I go in to town fine and when I come back it is in the red and I have to let it sit tell it cools down and when it is cooled down there is no fluids in it and I pot some in it and it don't over heat tell a few days later what could it be

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 AT 2:25 PM

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  • Tiny
  • JDL
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Do you check the coolant level, everyday? Are there any external coolant leaks? Does the radiator fan work? Check thermostat, check for a gasket issue.

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Thursday, February 7th, 2013 AT 2:43 PM
  • Tiny
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It don't look like there is a leak and it looks relly durty in where I poor the fluids in at could it be just dirtying the fans work and how do I tell if it is my head gasket

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Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 10:49 PM
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Try a cylinder compression test. If you dont have external leak, then it may be internal? They can test for combustion gases in the coolant.

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Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 11:36 PM
  • Tiny
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Ok I will try that and I will see what happens thank you

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Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 11:39 PM
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Hope you get it going your way.

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Saturday, February 9th, 2013 AT 4:12 PM
  • Tiny
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Ya me to

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Saturday, February 9th, 2013 AT 4:14 PM

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