OVERHEATING

1998 Suzuki Sidekick

Tiny

amcgathy

September, 7, 2010 AT 1:35 PM

Engine Cooling problem
1998 Suzuki Sidekick 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 180000 miles

ive recently replaced my thermostat and it still is overheating and I can smell the coolant in the car. Also when buying a thermostat I was told that sometimes you can get a bad one is this true. Also what could make it overheat

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1 Answer

Tiny

rasmataz

September, 7, 2010 AT 4:56 PM

Could be a defective new thermostat or one of the following, water pump defective, radiator clogged, cap and air in the system if all checks out-Get it block and pressure tested

If you can smelll coolant could be leaking somewhere externally

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