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Experience:  mechanic at sw autos
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Assistant: How can I help? I need advice about my car

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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: 8 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 8 months ago.
hi so its overheating not loosing any coolant. ?
what does the temperature gauge say
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Just let you know before the water pump and thermostat has been changed
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 8 months ago.
when the vehicle overheats does the fan come on
Customer: replied 8 months 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 8 months ago.
the fan does come on
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
But still overheat
Customer: replied 8 months 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 8 months ago.
I have not seen any sign of coolant leaks out
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 8 months ago.
is their any smoke at all especially white smoke
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
What do you mean while driving there is no white smoke
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 8 months ago.
no smoke when idling or driving?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No not at all any smoke.
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 8 months ago.
have you had the headgasket checked
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
we checked by that by liquid tube on the coolant reserviour it shows headgasket is good.
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months ago.
did you try this
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hi I was busy I couldn't check.