MY AVALANCHE OVER HEATS WHEN I TOW BUT ONLY UP ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
  • 19,000 miles

My avalanche over heats when I tow but only up hills no mater what size of hill

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 AT 11:11 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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  • 25,556 posts

Radiator is too small. For towing, you need a bigger radiator to keep the motor cool.

Roy

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Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 AT 3:04 PM
  • Tiny
  • Ggrumpy
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I had the same problem with the same avalanche. I replaced the fan clutch and everything works great.

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Sunday, November 4th, 2012 AT 11:23 PM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Fan clutch has an effect at idle. It is turned off above idle

Roy

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Sunday, November 4th, 2012 AT 11:27 PM

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