1993 Lexus ES 300 my car keeps over heaating

Tiny
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  • 1993 LEXUS ES 300
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 203,000 MILES
I changed the water hose. I changed the raditor.I changed the thermostat. But when I drive a cool 30 mintues my car over heats. It doesnt smoke. But the water reserver gets full and the heater meater on my dash boeard indicates my car over heats. It only goes hot after I drive a while and stop. And when I start driving again the heater stick goes down. Can u help me
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Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 AT 2:01 AM

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Tiny
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Are the cooling fan(s) turning on?
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Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 AT 2:12 AM
Tiny
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I changed the cooling fan motor.
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Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 AT 11:29 AM
Tiny
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The motor isn't the only thing that stops the fans from working properly. Are they coming on at appropriate temps.?
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Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 AT 1:00 PM
Tiny
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Honestly I dont know. Do you mind explaining
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Saturday, April 11th, 2009 AT 5:58 PM
Tiny
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Ok, well one easy way to tell is to turn you A/C on. The cooling fans should automatically come one when the A/C has been turned on. Do they come on?
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Saturday, April 11th, 2009 AT 7:45 PM

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