Rover 25 overheating

2001 Rover 25 Problem

I was on the way to work this morning and was noticing my accelerator was sticking. As I got a bit further on i heard bubbling and then trhe car temp gauge shot right up. I recently had the head gasket replaced and i dont know if that could be the problem,,, i need help pls
CarRover 25 1.4
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Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork

Solution 1
nick0111840 | Driver | Since: Jan 2009 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 2 | View Garage
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how long ago did you have the head gasket changed?
can you smell any fuel through the expansion tank with cap off?any creamy sludge under oil cap?

Posted on Tuesday 13th of January 2009
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dilksyuk | Driver | Since: Jan 2009 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 1 | View Garage
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Problem solved now

I took it to a garage and he suggested changing water pump and thermo and said it would cost a lot. So i decided, even though i have minimal car experience, to do it myself,,,so i downloaded all the workshop manuals and 16 hours later all done and dusted. ive got all the cuts to prove it..
total cost 25 quid

Posted on Wednesday 14th of January 2009
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