Why does my car over heat it uses water but there's no water in the oil


Asked by Dec 02, 2014 at 01:08 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

97 cavalier 2.2

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is one of ur belts broken to the engine fan


I have a Electric fan it only gets hot in town or at slow speeds it uses water but there's no water in the oil I'm thinking its the water pump but need second options




You can look for liquid or oxidation at the weep hole on the water pump. Radiator caps can fail, and that can cause overheating and coolant to leak out.

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