2007 Chevrolet Equinox Q&A
2007 Chevrolet Equinox Question: overheat
Many things can cause an engine to overheat.The first obvious thing to check is the coolant level. Check the coolant both in the coolant expansion tank and radiator when the engine is "cold". On most vehicles the water pump is driven by the timing belt or chain, but if your engine uses an externally driven belt to drive the water pump visually check that it is present and tensioned correctly. If there is coolant loss the source of the leak needs to be found and repaired. A thermostat the has stuck closed not allowing engine coolant to circulate to the radiator will cause over heating, if the cooling fan does not engage when the engine has exceeded normal operating temperature that would cause over heating, radiator that is restricted, or a blown head gasket can all cause over heating conditions. - patrick mannion
Heater doesnt heat good, smell something coming in vents, losing water/fluids and car overheats.
I unplugged the relays to shut them off. Also the temp gauge isn't working. Engine isn't overheating. Any ideas what the fix is?
Driving the car we heard a pop under the hood. I am not sure what kind've belt it will need.
I noticed yesterday that the temp guage was running higher than normal, car would not produce heat. Shut car off and started again, heat worked fine. Checked the coolant and the reserve tank was al...
Also all fluids are full. Engine is not hot