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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 13th, 02, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
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i just put a throttle bypass on, and a 160 degree hypertech thermostat, and changed my coolant, and now my car overheats. i rechecked the thermostat to make sure its in right, and it is. help me??
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 13th, 02, 10:20 AM
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assuming that your throttle is set correctly, I am going to blindly assume that perhaps your eletric Fan is not working correctly. Make sure that it is...I had this same thing happen to me and I was pleasantly surprised at what a quick fix it is! Turn your Air Conditioning on HIGH for a minute with the hood open and check to make sure that your eletric fan is running. Have you checked the hoses to make sure there are no leaks...? I wish you the best of luck!
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 02, 08:20 AM
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Check the coolant level after sitting over night and top-off.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 02, 09:35 AM
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Sounds like possible air in the system..when engine is cold, remove the radiator cap and run car with heater on until thermostat opens and coolant is circulating.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 02, 03:16 PM
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I also agree with the comment made about having air in the system.
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