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

1998 Dodge Intrepid

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lisacole532

July, 16, 2012 AT 4:18 PM

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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ASEMaster6371

July, 16, 2012 AT 4:23 PM

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

Roy

Tiny

lisacole532

July, 16, 2012 AT 4:27 PM

How do I do that

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ASEMaster6371

July, 16, 2012 AT 4:35 PM

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

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lisacole532

July, 16, 2012 AT 4:50 PM

3days

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ASEMaster6371

July, 16, 2012 AT 5:01 PM

You may have damaged the head gaskets

Roy

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