• Tiny
  • allan chetty
  • 1998 Chevrolet Camaro
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 80,000 miles

Hi jackspades still trying to resolve my engine overheating only under hard acceleration & all water related parts been fitted brand new, my thermostat has now been removed & is slightly better, do I still need to remove air from coolant & if yes where do. Brand new bigger radiator, new water pump, thermostst housing(t/stat removed), sensors, new oil cooler outside radiator, all air con & heater
disconnected, water pipes some are stainless steel. Fan working & blades are fine, heads & gasket skimmed & renewed & tested. Excellent quality 3l coolant.
in flat & traffic where mimium acceleration is required the heat guage needle is at quarter mark, only uphills mostly & hard accelerationi the needle can climb all the way to topnearly red then I lean of pedal, have spent a fortune already i'm now waiting for a miracle answer.

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 AT 1:10 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
  • Expert
  • 19,835 posts

It might already be too late if you got it hot in the past. It may have a blown head gasket.

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Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 AT 2:33 PM

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