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1999 chevy cavalier overheating, changed water pump, therm., plugs and coill pack housing. plastic boot covers melted into their holes. stiil runs ruff and overheats.

After all I've done I am at a loss. when car 1st overheated I checked both top and bottom radiator hoses and they were both cold.

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  • well for one repair manual says not to, for two do you know what I went through to change it in the first place. no offence, just saying

  • I've changed the water pump and themostat. the plugs and wires which were melted into the plug holes. car still overheats and runs ruff at idle.

  • would air in the system cause these problems?

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Take out the thermostat thendont put any then go from there

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