overheating

Asked by Oct 04, 2014 at 12:45 PM about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1995 chevy silverado 4x4. 350. Overheats after <2 miles. Top hose collapses, bottom cooler. flows from cap to overflow and back. New radiator, hoses, water pump, thermostat, radiator cap, 2 temp sensors, and coolant.

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also new clutch fan.

18,275

Possible head or intake gasket? Or there is a large blockage somewhere. When cold take the rad cap off, start the truck and watch the open radiator. Hit the gas a couple times and see if it starts spewing out the radiator within 30 seconds. If so you have a head gasket issue.

ever get it fixed? coolant pump could be the wrong one. newer ones with serpentine belt spin opposite the old ones with v-belt.

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