What is causing my car to over heat?

Asked by Oct 18, 2014 at 11:29 AM about the 1998 Subaru Forester

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 98 Subaru Forester and have  replaced my radiator, upper hose and thermostat and it still over heats. And yes we did burp the radiator. Any ideas why?

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Only thing left,is water pump,or bad head gasket.

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Running very lean from unmetered air, or way retarded ignition timing will cause overheating also. http://www.rootesparts.com/id201.htm

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