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Whats the problem with a 1998 olds intrigue having replaced everything except the radiator in the cooling system and flushed the system but the car stills overheats what is the problem?


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2012-02-27 14:29:09
2012-02-27 14:29:09

Check the coolant fan see if it turns on when the engine gets hot. if not then your temp sensor could be bad


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Be care-full my radiator blew up and burnt me. I replaced Radiator, thermostat, and water pump. Timing belt is in the way so I replaced it too. OK Now

you might want to check for a blown head gasket or a cracked head or block. espically if it loosing water out of the radiator with out leaking on the ground.

check your radiator. is it clean or does it need to be replaced? a simple cleaning cured my problem.

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You either have a cracked block, blown head gasket, or intake manifold gasket leaking coolant into the engine oil. You have bad problems.

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have the engine timing checked. if the timing is wrong the engine will overheat, are you loosing coolant?is the fan working, is the water pump working?

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overheating 94 Honda accordFirst you should check if your radiator has water and coolant, if not just fill it up to the appropriate level. Second it may also be your cooling fan relay or sensor if your fans do not turn on. Third which might the most expensive, your radiator maybe needs to be replaced.

A cracked radiator can not be fixed. A cracked radiator needs to be replaced . A mechanic can replace one in a few hours.

A water pump only leaks. This is probably wasted money. Check the radiator for mineral build up and sometimes you can clean it with cleaners from the parts store. If not you may need to pull the radiator and take it to a rad repair shop.

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Check the radiator fan, fuse and plug. It could also be the water pump, but you'll need to do a little diagnostic work to find out what's causing the trouble.

Drain the water from the radiator. Remove the radiator hoses. Remove the radiator stabilizer arm. Remove the radiator retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new radiator.

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