2001 SUZUKI VITARA OVERHEATING

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  • MR0229346
  • 2001 Suzuki Vitara

Engine Cooling problem
2001 Suzuki Vitara 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 142000 miles

I have a 2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4x4. I have changed the water pump, thermostat, sent it to a radiator shop and changed the fan. It keeps overheating and the water of the backflow container keeps flushing out and the truck is burning through a quart of oil within a week. Mechanic says we need to remove the engine to change a gasket but it would be a lil costly to do that and it not be the problem. If you can please tell me of any other possibilities.

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 AT 2:46 PM

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  • rasmataz
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Get it block and pressure tested to rule out the headgasket cracked head or block and intake leak

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Thursday, April 15th, 2010 AT 3:41 PM

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