OVERHEATING OF MY "92" TOYOTA TERCEL

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  • rouseranchroad
  • 1992 Toyota Tercel

My "92" Tercel is still overheating. I have had a new radiator put in and changed the thermostat and I know the fan works. I can't find any leaks in the system either. It only overheats when I am idling. What is wrong with my car? I took it to a local mechanic and he said that the head gasket is blown but I do not find water in the oil or oil in the coolant. Please help.
Linda Rouse

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2006 AT 8:31 PM

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  • losone
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It sounds like you have an air pocket in the engine. You have to bleed the air out of the coolant system to remove all the air or you will have a hot spot causing it to over heat.

A blown head gasket is the result of over heating.

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Thursday, May 11th, 2006 AT 10:12 AM

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