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What could cause a 1983 Caprice motor to get way too hot melting the smog pump with no temperature light coming on and the car not overheating?

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2004-12-09 17:32:25
2004-12-09 17:32:25

A plugged catalytic converter. OR-IF the Diverter Valve goes BAD The Exaust system will blow VERY HOT Exhaust Gases straight 2 the pump.

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