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Overheating. Coolant level ok and no apparent leak. Forester…

Overheating Mechanic's Assistant: Have...

Overheating

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?

Coolant level ok and no apparent leak

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Subaru?

Forester 2007

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Forester yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just looked to see if coolant and fan is ok which they are. We're on the road. Car cools off when we put heater on and when we slow down to under 50

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

We have a four hour drive tomorrow and want to know if we can continue witn h the temporary measures to lower temp

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john -aka eauto
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Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer.
this usually happens when the thermostat sticks...can you change the thermostat before you head out?

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