What would caue my malibu to start running hot with my rpm at 3000


Asked by Jun 23, 2015 at 10:39 AM about the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my husband changed my water pump and then my car starting rough idling and high rpm when it does this it running hot

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Are the fans coming on when the car reaches temp? did he flush the system before he changed the pump? di he change the thermostat?


Yes he has done all that, it didnt start until he changed the water pump


could the idle air control valve be bad

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