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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 2nd, 00, 02:41 PM Thread Starter
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I just took my fan, clutch, and alternator, brackets, etc off so I could paint and detail them. I just put them back in but when I took the car for a ride, it overheated! The fan was turning so I can't understand why it didn't overheat before I detailed, but now it does? Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 2nd, 00, 02:46 PM
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if you put it back on the same way it came off it shouldnt be any differnance did you use siclcone on it it might have pluged the thormolstat . how mush paint did you put on? to much paint will make it overheat to.
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My guess is the fan may be on backwards. If not the clutch got damaged or was on it's last leg and just gave out.

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