IF it is overheating now and wasn't before the by-pass it sure sounds like a mis-routing or slippage.
Are you working off
a diagram to check it?
I don't think you can by-pass it like that.
The belt is not going to touch the water pump enough or if you wrapo it around it will spin the wrong direction.
Friday, December 28th, 2007 AT 6:27 PM