OVERHEATING

1992 Mercedes Benz 300d

Tiny

smithd001

September, 22, 2009 AT 6:16 PM

Engine Cooling problem
1992 Mercedes Benz 300d 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 360000 miles

I have replaced the radiator, water pump, fan clutch and thermostat and the car still overheats while driving. Does not overheat while at idle.

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1 Answer

Tiny

Dr Loot

November, 26, 2009 AT 7:50 PM

When you replace the radiator was the front of it very dirty? With debree? Diesels will always cool off at an idle. I think the problem here is due to the extensive work on the cooling system. You air in the system, you are going to have to find a steep driveway or hill to put the car on open up the radiator cap, with the heater on, and see if you can get some air out.

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