MY BELT CAME OFF MY ENGINE WHILE DRIVING CAUSING...

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  • Toot042003
  • 2005 NISSAN ALTIMA
  • 205,000 MILES

My belt came off my engine while driving, causing the engine to overheat. I replace the belt and my engine still is overheating plus i'm losing water out of my radiator now. So I refilled the radiator and a pop sound occur while it was running. I shut the engine off when that happening and now the engine want start. I check the oil, fuses, and hoses all were okay. What could be the problem?

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Monday, April 8th, 2013 AT 1:53 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Most probably the engine has overheated excessively causing damage to the head gaskets. Get a compression test to determine if pressure is within specs.

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-cranks-but-wont-start

Check out above link for more information.

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