Question about 1989 Chevrolet Corvette
You never use a 160 stat
That was a 1960's thing to do,
when there were no computers
I ran a 160 in my 1965 vette, just to see what
I had no problems & built my own motors
Your best to go to a shop that has been around for years
in the same place with the same owner
May want to ask a local vette club for a place they use
I don't know when,why ,etc your issues started or the
Usually a head gasket,if you loosing coolant
Water pump is eaten up inside
Some engines use reverse flow for coolant,
if you just had work done on it
Need to know that product to work on it.
Posted on Dec 08, 2012
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Alot of times, the symptoms you describe could indicate that you have a lower intake gasket leak. Sometimes it is difficult to diagnose because the temp guage only reads the temp at a specific point and that does not reflect the temp at all points in the motor. I agree with the first suggestion that you shoud run your finger underneath the water pump pulley to see if the weep hole is leaking but it is more likely that you are sucking in air pockets through your intake gasket. Check the valley underneath your air inlet (on the top of the motor) for coolant. And also, green (glycol) based coolant has been known to damage aluminum radiators.
Posted on Oct 17, 2008
The rust is probably in the engine. There are many little pockets, water ways, water jackets (around the cylinders), etc, so getting all the rust out without dunking the block and heads in a cleaning tank is about imposible. I would recommend giving it really good flush every 4 to 6 months. I would try flushing the radiator before replacing it because it is probably not rusted, even though it is full of gunk.
Posted on May 18, 2009
Remove the plugs and see if any have water on them If so, you have a blown head gasket. Also check for coolant in the engine oil. Unless you disconnected something while you were working there is no reason for it not to start after doing what you did. Do you know where coolant was leaking out?
Posted on Jul 09, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 08, 2012 | Jeep Grand Cherokee Cars & Trucks
Oct 21, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Sep 12, 2012 | 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Sep 02, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Aug 21, 2012 | 1989 Honda Accord 4 Door
Feb 04, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Jul 27, 2011 | 1989 GMC Sierra
Jun 04, 2011 | Chevrolet Corvette Cars & Trucks
Oct 21, 2009 | Volkswagen Beetle Cars & Trucks
255 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: