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Experience:  mechanic at sw autos
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Assistant: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: I need advice about my car
Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: VW passat b6 1.6 tdi
Assistant: What year is your Passat?
Customer: 2010
Assistant: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I M fixing
Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: It was overheating
Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?
Customer: Yes it is on level
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 12 days ago.
hi so its overheating not loosing any coolant. ?
what does the temperature gauge say
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Just let you know before the water pump and thermostat has been changed
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 12 days ago.
when the vehicle overheats does the fan come on
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
The temperature gauge goes up on motorway or when speed is more than 40m/hr I have opened the coolant reserviour the gas leaked out of it with coolant overflowed
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Yes the fan does come on
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
But still overheat
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
It is like when I stop the gauge goes back to normal but when drive again on high speed it is overheating again.
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I have not seen any sign of coolant leaks out
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 12 days ago.
is their any smoke at all especially white smoke
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
What do you mean while driving there is no white smoke
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 11 days ago.
so no smoke when idling or driving?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
No not at all any smoke.
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 11 days ago.
have you had the headgasket checked
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Yes we checked by that by liquid tube on the coolant reserviour it shows headgasket is good.
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 11 days ago.
ok and have you checked the radiator isnt blocked and the system is bled properly. it could be a air pocket in the cooling systen
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I have not checked radiator how can I check radiator all is what happens when overheat I opened reservoir cap the gas leaks for it and coolant over flow outside
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 11 days ago.
take the top and bottom hose off put water in the top and see if the same amount of water cones out the bottom,
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 10 days ago.
did you try this
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hi I was busy I couldn't check.