ENGINE WILL OVERHEAT WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF STARTING

  • Tiny
  • Joey5555
  • 2001 MITSUBISHI GALANT
  • 90,000 MILES

I have flushed radiator and changed thermostat, replaced water pump, pressure and vacuum tested system. The engine still overheats with 10 minutes of idling or driving. I am baffled and out of ideas. There is no oil in coolant, nor coolant in oil.
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Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 8:44 PM

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  • Tiny
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Check your radiator for cold spots. When the engien heats up, shut off engien and disconnect fans so they won't start. Touch radiator in several places. If you feel a cold spot anywhere the radiator is clogged. It should have enve temp all over.

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Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 9:22 PM

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