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Over heating problem and problems associated with duel fuel

I have a 1993 pajero 3.0 v6 with a four speed auto trans, it over heats under load for example coming up a steep hill, but havn't noticed it towing it is also on duel fuel and I have read that there could be problems with that on the earlier pajero's. It also seems to have a bit of a lake of power. Could these problems be related and what are the possible causes. Thanks for any advise that you are able to give.

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If the overheating occurs when on gas (LPG) I would be looking at a problem converter /regulator for the gas as it may be too lean under load . If you have a viscous fan hub then that will also cause over heating as the engine is working hard but there is little air flow through the radiator because the fan is not drawing sufficient air to cool it.. As the octane rating for petrol and LPG is much then same then Make sure that the ignition timing is correct. Find a service shop that specialises in LPG fuel cars and they may have a dyno that they use to get optimum performance out of both fuels .

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That is 1.4 metric tons, that is allot of weight, that is the problem, not the trans type, you are really pushing the limits of the SUV's tow capacity. Careful or you will burn up the transmission.

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