I have been having a problem with overheating... when the engine is running while parked its fine however as it starts to drive it overheats and cant seem to cool down thermostat was replaced not that water pump fine doesn't appear to be electrical... What could possibly be the problem... Please tell me good news..
Overheating on 2001 Buick Regal
by mitchj14223 in Buffalo, NY on September 17, 2009
ANSWER by patrick mannion on September 18, 2009
I would suspect a partially restricted radiator or a mildly blown head gasket. It may be wise to do a "block check". It is a chemical check that is quick and inexpensive to perform. It checks for the presence of carbon monoxide in the cooling system which would only be present if the head gasket was not sealing properly. I presume the cooling fan is working correctly.
Did a compression check results came back good... Then drove around and didnt overheat while driving.. i mentioned your solution he is doing the check next if necessary so thanks for your help i...
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i just installed a new water pump and thermostat but its still over heating and causes the temp light and traction control lamp to come on and puts the car in limp mode, what should i look for next