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Old 06-14-2005, 00:04   #1 (permalink)
kennycanic
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overheating at idle

Iíve got an overheating problem thatís driving me crazy. It runs hot
at an idle and when I raise the RPM the temperature drops. I thought
the fan would be the moth likely cause but it seems to be pulling
enough air. So at an idle with the temperature high I took the garden
hose and sprayed water a crossed the radiator and the temperature did
not drop. I raised the RPM and the temperature dropped. On the road
the faster I go the cooler it runs. Any help would be appreciated

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Old 06-14-2005, 00:04   #2 (permalink)
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Re: overheating at idle

"kennycanic" wrote:
> I've got an overheating problem that's driving me crazy. It
> runs hot at an idle and when I raise the RPM the temperature
> drops. I thought the fan would be the moth likely cause but it
> seems to be pulling enough air. So at an idle with the
> temperature high I took the garden hose and sprayed water a
> crossed the radiator and the temperature did not drop. I
> raised the RPM and the temperature dropped. On the road the
> faster I go the cooler it runs. Any help would be appreciated


I found the problem! It was the water pump. Iíve ben Working on cars
all My life and Iíve Herd about water pump impeller being wore out But
this is the first time Iíve ever saw it. Iíll post sume pics later.
but thats what the problem was.
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