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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 00, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
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I have a 1991 Z28 Camaro, V8 manual transmition,
since a got it I been having the problem that it overheats really fast, in the free way or streets. The radiator is new, I just took it to the shop and they put a new fan and check the coolant system and they said everything was working properly, but the car still overheats but not as fast. What do you think?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 00, 12:26 PM
 
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First check the temp sensor and the fan relay. Your Fan should come on at 220. If it does you need to check out you heads or head gaskets.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 00, 12:59 PM Thread Starter
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Do a need to check the gaskets even if I don't have any kind of oil burning or speals.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 31st, 00, 03:47 AM
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Most radiator shops or garages will put a pressure tester on you radiator for you. It will 'leak down' if you have a blown head gasket. If you do, make sure you pull the plugs before starting.

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