what would cause a 1997 cadillac seville to overheat??

bowman1986
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Asked by bowman1986 Oct 03, 2012 at 11:07 AM about the Cadillac Seville

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

motor is the northstar V8. we changed the thermostat and radiator and it still gets hot. could it be a cracked head or head gasket? wanting to fix it but not if its going to be alot

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Joseph6038
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I would first check the cooling fan and maybe have the system flushed.

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Joseph Kopacz
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Check to see if exhaust is blowing white; water on oil dip stick; air bubbles in radiator coolant whi lem. idling; insure correct thermostat is installed and working.

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