Engines generally overheat for some reasons: (1) Restricted water flow such as a stuck closed thermostat, clogged radiator, broken water pump & belt or defective fan. (2) Low coolant level caused by a leaky radiator, leaky hose or hose clamp, gasket leak; defective radiator, defective coolant reservoir & cap; or improper coolant level in the reservoir, defective heater core & defective engine gas kit….
Notice if green-coloured coolant (as per manufacture approved) is leaking from your vehicle, this indicates a coolant leak and it must be repaired immediately. If a small puddle (a small drop) of coolant is under surface of your vehicle and is left unattended & if you don’t think about, this is the beginning of the end and will lead to a blown engine head gasket. The leaking coolant is like a crying baby; it needs immediately attention and should not be ignored! Proper cooling system maintenance is the best protection against blown engine head gasket….
Keep your cooling system clean. Flush it every two years. Change hoses and belts at specified intervals. Pressures test your radiator cap – about half of all radiator pressure caps are defective, coolant reservoir pressure cap defective. Do not over-tighten hose clamps or belts. Replace leaky water pumps and radiators immediately. If the temperature gauge shows hot – stop the engine and get help!……..