why is my car running hot i put in a new water pump n it keeps getting hot

Asked by Dec 05, 2013 at 08:14 AM about the 2003 Chevrolet Impala Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2003 chevy impala keeps running hot i put in a new water pump in it keep getting hot,it seems the water returns back to the water tank

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Check to see if your radiator fans are working. If not, you may need to replace the relay or fan. If the radiator fan comes on when you turn on the AC, but not when the engine gets hot, you could have a bad coolant temperature sensor. It also might be just a bad radiator cap that isn't holding pressure.

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