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Temp. gauge is red lining hoses top and bottom are rock hard.

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  • arn1 Feb 27, 2009

    it ran about ten minutes and started to run hot and it sounds like it is not shifting gears. it idle about two minutes after i let it cool down and it shut off

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    sounds like the engine head gaskets are blown, why did u let it overheat that badly??

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    what is the question?

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Is your cooling fan coming on when the engine heats up? the hoses are hard because you have so much pressure built up from overheating.

Check coolant level in reservoir AND radiator when engine is cold.
Other than that, thermostat may be stuck shut.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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