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My buick rendezvous is overheating.i had it checked. the 02

Customer Question

my buick rendezvous is overheating.i had it checked. the 02 sensor is bad im trying fiure out which one
JA: Which particular sensor are you asking about? And have any trouble codes been triggered?
Customer: oxygen sensor
JA: What year is your Rendezvous?
Customer: 2005
JA: Are you fixing your Rendezvous yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. i have replaced the water pump,thermastat,an the high pressure heater pipe.now the oxygen sensor is faulty because the catalystic converter is getting hot
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats all so far
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

Hey how are you

1- have you had a pressure test done

2- if pull the oil dipstick ,does oil look milky ?

3- at idle ,heat at max ,do you have good heat ?

4- if you rev it up at idle does it heat get warmer ?

5- how did it get hot on you and how long you drove on it low on coolant or hot if any ?

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician