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Car is overheating on short drives

(1999 Saturn SL2)
in Emeryville, CA on November 10, 2014
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on November 10, 2014
Make sure fans are working. Turn on the A/C and the fans should be on. They should come on when they get to 200+ degrees. Quad drivers fail in these older Saturns plus the thermostat may be stuck. Check coolant level. GL
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of Dana Meyer Auto Care on November 12, 2014
You could have anything from a slow leak which has reduced your coolant level low enough to cause overheating to a bad thermostat all the way to a blown head gasket. Either more information is needed or an inspection. We have worked on Saturns since they came out...
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