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I HAVE A 98 IT HAS A NEW THERMOSTAT AND RADIATOR BUT STILL OVERHEATS WHAT CAN BE CAUSING THIS

1998 Dodge Intrepid

It has antifreeze New radiator and thermostat I can drive down the road and it goes hot I don't know how to tell if it has a bad water pump my fans work what can this be
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Lisacole532
July 16, 2012.



I would start with a leak down test to verify the head gaskets.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 16, 2012.
How do I do that

Tiny
Lisacole532
Jul 16, 2012.
Its done by a shop. They inject air into the clinders and watch for movement in the cooling system. It will tell whether there is any leakage of the head gaskets.

How long has it been overheating?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 16, 2012.
3days

Tiny
Lisacole532
Jul 16, 2012.
You may have damaged the head gaskets

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 16, 2012.