Question about 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette
I have replaced the thermostat and the water pump, but it still is overheating and backflows into the resevoire tank. The radiator is cool the touch, help!
I must say it is a curious problem, we recently got a used 2001 and have just had the same problem. The way it was heating up I felt it was the thermostat so changed that but didnt help. It appears that air pockets are causeing the over heating. On the thermostat houseing is a bleeder vaule which you can use to get the air out. It takes a little time to get all the air out but once I bleed the system out it seems to be fine now. Hope this helps
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
I know this may sound silly,but is the serp.belt routed correctly,if belt is on wrong side of pulley the pump will turn backwards and not flow the coolant.
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
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