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Suzuki SX4: my 2007 suzuki sx4 overheated it shut off i filled

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my 2007 suzuki sx4 overheated it shut off i filled with fluid no water in oil seems to be cranking over changed water pump

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so after you added coolant does the engine physically turn over and just not fire up ?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

thats correct

is the coolant still full after filling it up ?

how hot did the engine get ?

and it got hot and just shut off on its own correct ?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

it topped out and shut off when i noticed and pulled over

ok since it over heated and shut off the odds are the engine got too hot and possibly lost the compression and that's why it will not start

you will need to do a compression test on all the cylinders

if the compression is below 100 psi then more than likely the cylinder heads where warped from the overheat and would require the heads to be removed and repaired

but the compression test will tell you this

also that coolant went some where and there is also a chance there is coolant getting into the cylinders which would also show a sign the heads have to come off

but at this point I feel that's what your up against

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

do you think a used 2008 engine would work in my 2007

another 2.0 engine? what is it out of ?