What can cause the car to overheat and shut off itself please?
on 2003 Lincoln Aviator

I was driving the car when suddenly the gauge went up to hight and the car shut itself off. Wait a while start it again same scenario. I have it towed but I really wanna know if I have to replace the engine. Thank you.

Asked by for the 2003 Lincoln Aviator
The engine timing belt is under a front engine cover and not easily viewed. If it breaks the engine will immediately shut down and it can cause far more damage than any of the other belts.