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1987 Ford Thunderbird Sport with a V6 is overheating.

My 1987 Ford Thunderbird Sport with a V6 is overheating. I have checked all the hoses and they are fine. I have replaced the radiator and the coolant is circulating very well in there. The thermostat seems to be working. I have checked the oil and water is not mixing in and I do not have water coming out the exhaust either. When it starts overheating the water blows out the cap of the reservoir jug and it will do the same thing if I remove the radiator cap after she has ran for a few minutes. What could be causing me this problem?

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You either have a blockage in the water jacket or the waterpump isnt working properly or your raidiator fins are pluged not letting air get thru

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I had a car once that did that...Come to find out it was a blown head gasket.  Best way to check this is have the cylinders compression tested.  Seems like you are getting exhaust out of your cylinders and into your coolant tunnels in the head.

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