STARTED OVERHEATING CHANGED THERASTAT AN WATER ...

  • Tiny
  • larry cowden
  • 1971 Chevrolet Caprice
  • 120,000 miles

Started overheating changed therastat an water pump still no water circulating through hose from radiator to thermastat

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 4:58 PM

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  • hmac300
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Make srue the tstst is in correctly, let car run for about 10 minutes fill all the way up with coolant. You may not see coolant moving.

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 5:14 PM
  • Tiny
  • larry cowden
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There is water cirulating from heater core hose into radiator

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 5:43 PM
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  • hmac300
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Ok, wait til car warms or gets hot, put hand in several spots on radiator, if any spot is cold then the rad needs replacing/rebuilding.

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 7:02 PM

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