ive changed thermostat, all hoses, flushed radiator and made sure no leaks. why does it ontinue to overheat

Asked by Jul 25, 2013 at 04:55 PM about the 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

its really bothering me not to know why it continues.

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Water pump might be no good.

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Even through you have flushed the radiator it may still be plugged, that old you may a good core and maybe able to have it rodded out, if not then I would replace the radiator.

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Make sure all spark cables are connected to the right sparkplug. A cross wire like 4 and 8 will overheat even enough to make your fenders hot.

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