Over heating

Tiny
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  • 2000 NISSAN MAXIMA
  • 160,000 MILES

Hi
I have nissan maxima 2000 3.0l,

before few days I changed it's water pump after that I am facing problem of overheating.
every time I found empty coolant reserve tank after running around 20 kms.

engine is clean without any traces of water in it.

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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 3:25 AM

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Tiny
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Have system pressure checked for leaks like ahead gasket

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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 5:56 AM
Tiny
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How to check the system pressure
Any tool needed

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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 6:02 AM
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Yes a special tool is needed but better to have amechanic do it as they have experience in what to look for. You dont'

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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 6:04 AM
Tiny
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But sir here in saudi arabia 97% of mechanics dont know anything
So its easy for me if you can tell me how it will be done

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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 6:08 AM
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You need a coolant pressure tester for your car then you pum p it up to about 20lbs on gauge and see if it goes down. If there is a leak you can look at allhoses, connections etc. Ifyou see no leakage it is either a head or intake gasket leaking internally.

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Saturday, May 25th, 2013 AT 10:17 AM

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