OVERHEATING PROBLEM

  • Tiny
  • moneysam
  • 1995 Lexus GS 300
  • 230 miles

My brother has a 95 lexus gs300 for some reason his radiator hoses are getting swollen all the time had to replace the top hose today it burst. He thinks its the thermostat idk tell me what u think

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 12:23 AM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Is the engine actually overheating?I could have just been a old hose that got weak over time?

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 12:28 AM
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The fact that it is overheating is a problem. You have a problem that needs to be resolved and from this hot condition, the pressure rises and the hoses cannot take it. You may have blown a head gasket and compression in the cooling system may be expanding the hoses.

Roy

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 12:28 AM
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Ok the temprature gauge isnt workin but when it gets hot the water boils in the overflow also

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 12:43 AM
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How long has it been overheating?

Roy

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 12:45 AM
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I want to know if u have the procedure to change the temperature sensor

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 12:49 AM
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I checked da oil and there is no water mixing with the oil but I know that still doesnt mean the head gasket isnt blown.

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 12:58 AM
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But we wanna at least get the temp sensor and gauge workin so we can see what the temperature gauge is sayin

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 1:12 AM
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  • saturntech9
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There you go.

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 2:00 AM
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Its been doin that for a while he said usually when he run da ac but I told him to stop runni n it all together

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 2:03 AM
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So is the radiator fan coming on like its supposed too?

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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 AT 4:24 AM

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