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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 27th, 04, 07:21 PM Thread Starter
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My 327 doesn't seem to run hot. But, the radiator hozes sometimes don't have any pressure - even after running for quite a while, in warm weather. Engine runs fine. No leaks. Anyone think there is a problem brewing? I'd like to catch it early if so....

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 27th, 04, 08:18 PM
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Don't turn a simple thing into a complicated subject.

If the engine runs good, doesn't leak, doesn't overheat, and doesn't boil-over, then you're OK. Get out and enjoy the car.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 28th, 04, 02:34 AM
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Usually that is a sign of a bad radiator cap provided you don't have any leaks. Either that or you don't have a termostat installed and the cooling system never gets hot enough to build up pressure.

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