HOW DOES THE RADIATOR SYSTEM WORK? WHAT WOULD ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2002 Chevrolet Malibu
  • 117,359 miles

How does the radiator system work? What would cause the car to dver heat 260* then in less than ten min. Be running at normal temp. Everything but the radiator & the waterpump have been replaced.

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 AT 11:20 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

You may have damaged the motor by driving with it that hot. The head gaskets may have failed. It is a result of overheating not the cause

Roy

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 AT 11:51 AM

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