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2008-06-09 14:29:00
over heating problems
I know you guys are going to flame me for this.

my car keeps over heating and i cant figure out the problem, i have changed water pump,thermalstat,upgraded to bigger cooling fans, brand new temp sensor and coolant temp sensor,new radiator and new radiator cap.

i have considered changing the haedgasket but the car isnt burning water and its not mixing it with the oil, this is very frustrating.

i would like to thank all for your help.
2008-06-09 14:30:53
Did you bleed the coolant system? Do your fans come on?
2008-06-09 14:34:58
yes i have bleed the coolant system, and yes they come on i have stood there to watch them come on and off.
2008-06-09 14:36:10
What's your setup?

Did you wire your fans correctly, according to how you have them mounted?
2008-06-09 14:40:46
de bottom with an vvl head and oil pump,t25 to t28 hybrid,3 in exhuast, and a big front mount inteercooler made by bmpc bar and plate design.

yes fans are wired right and i have them as pullers .
2008-06-09 14:42:38
Are you using the OEM temp gauge as a source for water temp display, or do you have an aftermarket water temp gauge?
2008-06-09 14:43:56
oem i dont trust those aftermarket gauges.
2008-06-09 14:47:35
Funny, I'm quite the opposite. I'd rather have an actual temp reading, than just a needle.

Anyhow, I would suspect something blocking the coolant path, but I can't say for sure. I would imagine that the temp sensor and coolant temp sensor are good, if the fans come on when they're supposed to.

Just thought of something:

What radiator cap are you using?
2008-06-09 14:50:11
im using currently a 13lbs cap i swithed to a 16lb one and did the same
2008-06-09 14:55:50
Dude, I'm at a loss as well, then. Coolant systems usually aren't very complicated. Sounds more like a block issue, to me.
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