Question about 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
I have a 1993 cutlass Cierra with a 6 cyl. 3.1 engine. It overheats after 5- 10 min . The radiator and hoses are not hot. Thermostat right? Wrong! I have tried 2 new thermosats and still overheats. I thought some kind of airlock, so I used the air bleeder on the Tstat housing. Still no good. Could it be a bad Water pump? Does anybody know if these are particularly suseptable to corrosion problems? I wondered if the impeller is shot? I am about to try leaving the stat out?
Does there seem to be alot of pressure on hoses, when you squeeze them ? ive seen impellars on the water pump cause this, but not very often. a possible air lock can be a pain. a trick is to jack front end of car up to a point engine is tilted back a bit. it helps the bubble in finding its way out. if this dosent work after a couple tries, id start to suspect headgasket issue allowing air into coolant. a tell tale of a head gasket would be a constant temp gauge fluxuation ( mid temp-hot mid to hot etc. ) let me know.
Posted on Feb 14, 2013
Try the bleed hole on top of water pump.Ive had this happen on new water pump installation.
Posted on Mar 31, 2009
The water pump is your only option. Its not getting any cerculation.
Posted on Mar 02, 2009
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
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 07, 2012 | 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Dec 08, 2010 | 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Sep 30, 2010 | 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
Apr 12, 2010 | 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Dec 26, 2009 | 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Nov 18, 2009 | 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Oct 14, 2009 | 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Apr 19, 2009 | 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
373 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: