why does my car keep overheating new thermostat new radiator new water pump all new hoses

Russell Hart

Asked by Oct 20, 2013 at 04:20 PM about the 1997 Jeep Wrangler SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Paul Light

you may have to remove thermostat and put back together and flush system them put thermostat back in. if that does not work engine may have crack head

Tom Demyan

or you have air in your system. Did you properly bleed the system of air?

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Russell Hart

there is no bleeder valve

Chris McGee

The 4.0L has two options for which way the rotation of the water pump is, make sure it was the same as the one you removed. If it has high miles it is possible to have a crack in the cylinder head and or bad head gasket, but make absolutely sure that all the air is out first.

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Chris McGee

or do you have a 2.5L?

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Russell Hart

Yes i have a 2.5

Chris McGee

Possible heat gasket failure, there are test strips you can buy to test this also buy test strips that detect the presence of HC/CO in coolant

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