Driving on the freeway and my car didn't want to accelerate. When I got off the exit my car shut off. There was smoke coming from under my hood. I waited 20 mins an it started back up,got me home

Asked by Jul 01, 2015 at 09:15 AM about the 2001 Pontiac Aztek GT AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Over heating whistling sound under
hood and a rattling sound when I
accelerate

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Rattling noise from valves comes from vehicle over heating as far as why vehicle is over heating could be thermostat, fans not coming on , water pump , coolent temperature sensor , clogged cooling system , etc.

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