1989 VAUXHALL TIGRA OVERHEATING

  • Tiny
  • brian mullins
  • 1989 Vauxhall Tigra

1998Vauxhall Tigra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 90.000 miles

I HAVE REPLACED THE STATS ON THE SIDE OF THE RAD.I HAVE REPLASED THE THERMOSTAT IN THE PIPE AT THE TOP OF THE ENGINE. THE 1 WHERE YOU CAN TEST BY PUTTING IN HOT WATER.
HALF OF THE RAD ONLY GETS HOT. EVEN IN THIS COLD WEATHER IF YOU DRIVE ABOUT 5 MILES THE TEMP GAUGE IN CAR GOES OFF THE SCALE PAST THE RED. BUT NOT LOOSING WATER.I AM SORRY BUT I AM UNEMPLOYED AND WOULD LOVE TO DONATE AS THIS PROBLEM IS DOING MY HEAD IN.

Saturday, January 16th, 2010 AT 10:43 AM

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  • brian mullins
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FAN IS COMMING ON

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Saturday, January 16th, 2010 AT 11:44 AM
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  • Dave H
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Start by flushing out the cooling system. It may have a blockage somewhere. Also this may be due to a faulty water pump !

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Sunday, January 17th, 2010 AT 2:46 AM

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