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My 2001 golf runs hot after about a mile. the mechanic says…

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My 2001 golf runs...

My 2001 golf runs hot after about a mile. the mechanic says the engine is no good but it runs fine. any suggestions.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?

No leaking. had the heater core flushed and replaced radiator.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '01 VW?

2001 golf

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

No. took to mechanic

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

Also replaced the thermo stat

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VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. what has the mechanic done to determine your engine is hot? Did he do a coolant system pressure test? Did he do a block test? has he done a compression test?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
the red signal comes on and the needle goes all the way to the right
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
coolant not leaking
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

thats not what I asked. I know its overheating.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no i dont want to call you
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
i am waiting for your response
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

i didnt ask

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VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

what has the mechanic done to determine your engine is shot? Did he do a coolant system pressure test? Did he do a block test? has he done a compression test?

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VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

whenever you let me know these things I can tell you whats going on with your vehicle.

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VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago

hows it going?

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