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Old 08-17-2007, 11:29   #1 (permalink)
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boiling coolant in the resevoir

hey i have a problem with overheating/running hot '88 ranger runs hot and will overheat if left to. i replaced the radiator and electric fan, thermostat, flushed the system. still running way to hot. so hot that water boils back into the resevoir any ideas??
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Old 08-22-2007, 17:36   #2 (permalink)
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Re: boiling coolant in the resevoir

Baffling, are you sure you have the thermostat installed in the right direction?
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Old 08-26-2007, 17:34   #3 (permalink)
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Re: boiling coolant in the resevoir

if u have the thermostat installed correctly, trying going with a cooler thermostat, if that doesnt work, theres a little whole on your neck of the water pump, take a look at that, if thres signs of water coming out, or looks like at one time its coming out, then the water pump is bad
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Old 09-01-2007, 14:21   #4 (permalink)
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Re: boiling coolant in the resevoir

thanx guys i changed the thermostat after checking the pump went to 180 degree therm. and no problems with over heating anymore no to the ex.manifolds
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