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The temp gauge peg and it wasn't over heating, Oil light came on checked full rough idle and dies some time runs and then doesn't and then does any ideas ????

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The problem is with the cooling system . That light was check gauges .More then likely you have a blown intake maniflod gasket if not head gaskets to .
Chevy s do not do well if over heated .This is why they huge volume cooling systems and truble with thermostats and orange coolant.
If you want to keep this vehicle you need to completely rebuild the colling system flush it out .New radiator heater core water pump .
Then you need to deal with the engine and depends on how hot it got .This could also have done a lot of damage interinaly to mian and jernial bearings not to mention the valve train and seals and gaskets .
SO HOW HOT DID IT GET .only you know that

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Blown head gasket

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

  • Lowell Gwin Apr 10, 2015

    But wouldnt it be leaking some thing when its parked

  •  johnny rebel
    johnny rebel Apr 10, 2015

    no,it leaks under pressure,check for gas or antifreeze in the oil,or oil in the antifreeze

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