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Help KIA 2700 overheating Mechanic runs and hides out the back when he sees my vehicle coming. He has done the following: radiator removed and flushed, thermostat replaced twice, head replaced, water pump replaced, STILL OVERHEATING desperate mechanic and owner any ideas or suggestions?????????????

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

200k on speedo july 2004 build. Mostly light loaded country driving overheating explanation goes to operating temp then suddenly rises,perviously boiled but has not since repairs however dial displays boiling level hope this helps

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Kia Mechanic: fix it man, Master Technician  replied 2 years ago
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Hello, my name is Bobby. Thank you for the question. Can you tell me when the engine actually overheats? What type of driving and how fast?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Small amount of driving in our local township but mostly country driving at 80 ks very lightly loaded with a bark canoe art work our terrain is flat and the temperature of the day was 30 Degrees C the truck is regularly serviced. Also parts replaced due to the overheating in addition to parts already listed plus viscous coupling fan hope this helps
Kia Mechanic: fix it man, Master Technician  replied 2 years ago

Does it seem to get hotter when accelerating it when driving at slower speeds?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It heats when travelling usually when driving at 70 k plus
Kia Mechanic: fix it man, Master Technician  replied 2 years ago

Thank you. From what you are describing it sounds like you have a head gasket that is starting to leak slightly. When this occurs some compression pressure can enter the cooling system and cause exactly what you are explaining. A block test needs to be performed to confirm if this is occurring before you go any further with it.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hi there we have had the block tested and that was all good thats why we are at a loss and our mechanic is about to have a breakdown any other suggestions???
Kia Mechanic: fix it man, Master Technician  replied 2 years ago

If it is only overheating at high speeds then chances are it is the head gasket or a crack in the head or block. Did he use a gas analyzer also to check for this?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
he did but we are going to ask to have it done again andI will let you know the outcome
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
PS We will book the KIA into the mechanics tomorrow Wednesday !
Kia Mechanic: fix it man, Master Technician  replied 2 years ago

Let me know what the result is when this is done.

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