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My 2001 chevy venture van is always running hot when I'm idle temp gauge spikes to hot when I accelorate it comes back down also the heat is also blowing out cold I have changed the radiator coolant temp sensor what could the promlem be

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Make sure you have gotten all the air out of the system by running the car with the cap off for a bit.. also make sure the radiator overflow if at proper level.. next look at your radiator and see if it is plugged up with trash bugs what ever this will slow your cooling big time.. also look between your radiator and your air condition condensor and make sure its clean also there can be trash in there causing it to heat .. also check belts make sure they are tight.. really sounds like you started with air in system and system might be air locked needing to run a bit with cap off when cool. dont take cap off when hot ... make sure over flow is full also... thanks and holler if you need more. Jerry

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