Hey my car has been overheating and my electric fan in my car wasn’t turning on then my mechanic fixed it yesterday but the day after it overheated again. I also had my thermostat taken out of my car. What is the cause of overheating?
Another issue is when I brake my car shakes I was told I had a bad rotor on my left front brake and a lug nut also fell off my rim. Help!
Hi there Lisa,
Did you watch my overheating video? I will put that below for you to watch. First thing I would do is get a better mechanic, this one sounds very inexperienced, which will ALWAYS cost you more money guessing.
I would look at your radiator and make sure there is not a restriction at the bottom and it is due for replacement. Also they should do a cooling system pressure test FIRST to rule out a possible internal or external coolant leak.
Taking the thermostat out (which is NOT advisable on a computer controlled vehicle) is a shade tree mechanic way to help improve the coolant circulation inside the engine usually due to a radiator restriction.
The shaking, yes it is probably due to a “warped” brake rotor. Here is my video on that too.
I would suggest you replace the brake rotors and not try to machine them. Yes, it will cost a little bit more but the new rotor will last longer than the old machined down rotor will.