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When this problem happens I would always replace the stat first.Make sure you bleed all the air out of the cooling system by allowing the car to run at idle for about 30 minutes with the rad cap off.

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Q: Why does my 2001 Honda Civic overheat but still produce heat when the radiator and all hoses have checked out fine is this a thermostat problem?
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