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Overheats, replaced radiator and thermostat, Yes I replaced

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Overheats, replaced radiator and thermostat
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?
Customer: Yes I replaced it with the original coolant drove fine let it sit overnight and no leaks
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2003 Toyota Echo 2 door basic model
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just went out and bought bar's stop leak
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Not of the top of my head but the check engine light won't go off
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 1 year ago.

Hello, thanks for posting

Have you checked to see if the electric cooling fan turns on when the engine temperature goes up?

The check engine light may not be relate but I think it would be a good idea to check to see what diagnostic codes may be stored in the computer, most auto parts places like Autozone, O Reilly can help you do that at no charge.