First of all, it is not advisable to drive a car with overheating engine but there might be situations where it becomes necessary to drive away from a location where the vehicle overheated. Severe overheating can damage an engine within a very short period of time. This article will be brief and straight to the point.
Below are steps to take in order to drive a car with an overheating engine:
Fill the cooling system with coolant to the maximum mark. Even if the cooling system has a large leak, fill it with coolant.If you can, wait until after the sun goes down and the weather becomes cooler before you drive the car.
Start the car, turn off the air conditioner and wind windows down.
Turn ON the heat and set fan to the highest speed. How this helps is; same coolant that goes to t..