My 1994 firebird formula tries to run hot but only when idle

Asked by Mar 15, 2014 at 02:55 PM about the 1994 Pontiac Firebird Formula

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Ok, only at idle? Things to check, coolant level low, faulty thermostat, or radiator cap. Radiator fan not coming on, water pump impeller corroded or broken, or a failed head gasket.

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I have had the same problem with my 93 trans am and replacing the thermostat fixed it.

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