What is causing my car to get hot? The radiator cap and bottom hose remain cold but the top hose is hot

Asked by Nov 21, 2014 at 03:01 PM about the 1989 Cadillac DeVille Base Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Thermostat is stuck, the radiator and/or heater core are plugged.

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I just replaced the thermostat. How can I fix the heater core?

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If you just replaced it did you properly burp the air pockets out of the cooling system?

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Heater core and radiator have to be flushed out.

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