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Are you sure its the rad? BMW suffered from viscous fan failure. Symptoms were overheating in stationary traffic but ok when driving along.

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Q: How do you replace the radiator when car is overheating?
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90 Plymouth Acclaim overheating changed thermostat already still overheating cant figure out why?

Remove the Radiator and have it serviced if they are able to. If not you will need to replace it, would be a good time to replace the Radiator hose's as well. Hope This Helps.

How do you fix overheating on a dodge Ram 250 van?

I'm not a mechanic but, I had to replace my radiator to fix the overheating problem on my 1994. That was the last thing I replaced after replacing the water pump, thermostat, and replaced my fan with a clutch fan. have not had anymore problems with it overheating once the radiator was replaced. Flush the coolant first then replace the radiator. Hope this helps.

Radiator crack car overheating replaced radiator ran car for a week then the car overheated again should I replace the water pump what should I do?

I would suspect the thermostat is the culprit. Replace the thermostat. definately replace the thermostat, get a new gasket and all. Also, start the car cold and see if the inlet hose to the radiator warms up evenly. if it gets really hot on the engine side of the hose and is still cool by the radiator that means that there is no flow and either the thermo is installed wrong or something is clogged

Why is your 1995 Lincoln Town Car overheating?

There are several possible causes. 1. Check the fan. When the car is overheating, if the fan is spinning slow that means the clutch is defective. 2. When overheating, touch the upper and lower radiator hose. If upper is cool, replace the thermostat. 3. when overheating, upper hose is hot but lower isn't. That means the radiator is clogged. 4. upper and lower hose are both cool, water pump is defective.

Why does my car idle without overheating but overheats when driven?

possible radiator resrtiction

Your car is overheating while idling Suggestions?

Check the thermostat and replace if you have more than 30,000 miles on it They sometimes stick partially closed and cause overheating. A second cause may be a clogged or undersized radiator. You can have a radiator shop clean it or better yet, have them build a new radiator but add an extra row of coils to add extra cooling.

Your car is overheating but its not your thermostat or radiator?

Check the fan clutch, it may not be working properly.

How can you tell wheather the radiator or the thermostat is not working because my car has a very serious problem with it overheating?

Take your thermostat out and put everything back together, run your car without a thermostat... If your car no longer overheats, replace your thermostat.

1985 Honda accord was overheating skiping replaced head gasket water pump thermastate timing belt drove off and within 10 min the car was overheating and the engine was skipping again what next?

replace ur radiator

Why is your car still overheating I have changed my thermostat and flushed the radiator and the car is still overheating?

Either the water pump impeller is loose on it's shaft, or you have a leaking head gasket.

How do you replace the thermostat located on a 1993 Toyota Camry 4 cylinder?

my 1993 Toyota Camry radiator had a hole in it it was overheating. I replaced the radiator. The car is still overheating where is the thermostat located. First, drain your coolant from the radiator. Find your lower radiator hose and follow it to the metal housing. This is the thermostat housing. Remove the 2 nuts with a 10mm wrench. Remove the thermostat and replace with new one and new gasket. Re-install and re-fill your radiator with new coolant. Drive the car with heater running. Allow the engine to cool and top off the radiator. Add coolant to the reservoir to halfway between Full and Low.

How can you fix a overheating after replace the water pump and the thermostat?

change th radiator it must be blocked feel th radiator shoud be evenly hot.

What happens When radiator fails?

When your radiator fails in a car, your car will overheat. Sometimes it will explode with steam. Usually you lose your radiator coolant. Often you will have to replace your radiator.

What happens if the car radiator becomes blocked?

The car eventually will overheat and the engine will fail either to overheating or seizing up.

If a car is overheating will radiator cap be hot?

most likely it will be hot so put snow on it

1996 Cadillac overheating?

Could be from a variety of things. Commonly overheating occurs when the car is low on coolant, broke thermostat or the radiator needs repairs.

What causes your car radiator water level to reduce?

There are several causes that will reduce the water level in your car radiator. The most common cause is evaporation. Engine overheating will also reduce the radiator water level.

Why would your car smoke from the radiator cap if the cap is on all the way?

Either the cap is defective or too much pressure is building up in the system. I would replace the cap is it does not appear to be overheating. answer you have a defective radiator cap replace with a new one with same pressure rating as old one

What does it mean if the radiator cooliat in a car is not moving when the car is on?

If the engine is not overheating and the temp gauge reads normal, the thermostat is doing its job. If the engine is overheating, the thermostat may be stuck and in need of replacement.

Why does your car keep overheating after replacing the radiator hose?


Why wont car start after overheating and burst radiator repaired?

Overheating an engine can seriously damage the heads. Check for water in the oil. It may look milky.

How do you fix a leaking car radiator?

Replace the radiator with a new or good used one.

What could be wrong if your car is overheating you have already checked water pump and thermostat and there are no leaks anywhere?

The radiator may be plugged. Take it to a radiator shop.

Why is my car overheating but the radiator stays cool?

Either the radiator is blocked, or the thermostat is stuck closed, or the water pump has failed.or it just needs water.

If you have replaced a broken radiator and thermostat on your car and it is still overheating what could be the problem?

Inoperative radiator fans, bad water pump, failed headgasket?