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2010-05-03 03:56:26
2010-05-03 03:56:26

could be the fan should kick on at about 220- 225 degrees {about 3/4 of the way up the gauge....more likely it is a blown head gasket, or blown lower intake gasket, lower intake, look for signs of antifreeze around the bottom of the intake, head gaskets, look for white smoke out of tailpipe


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

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follow the top radiator hose to the engine and there will be two half inch bolts pull the housing off and that is your thermostat, replace in same position as the old one. p.s. is car overheating may not be thermostat, you can test thermostat in pan of boiling water and see if it opens or closes.

Stuck closed thermostat. Replace the thermostat.

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