Hey I have a 83 Chevy blazer that I'm about to start working on and I asked the guy why I hasnt ran in 8 years and he said the water want flowing right. Does anyone know why that would happen

Asked by May 14, 2015 at 12:56 PM about the 1983 Chevrolet Blazer 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Impellers bad on the water pump, radiator flow is blocked, bad thermostat.

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that is what he said,the water pump has a gear inside called a impeller they are press fitted on to a bearing shaft,the impeller can be loose causing por flow of coolant

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Yep they can come loose but I have seen more of them just rust away.

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