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Old 07-13-2008, 11:55 AM
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I would guess you did overheat it, however that doesn't mean it is ruined or damaged. As long as you didn't slosh some cold water into while it was hot. The big question would be what caused it. I would first examine the thermostat, they can get stuck creating that problem, although usually they stick open. Do some checking before any further usage. It could have blown a head gasket creating the problem and in most cases water would appear in the oil. A cracked head also could have happened and is pressurizing the system. Both of the latter can be done by pressure testing the system.
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