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Overheating i have a 91 landcruiser with 148K miles on it. recently, my temperature gauge started to go to the "red" . I have added 50/50 antifreeze, replaced 2 heater hoses, one had a small leak i think was caused by the overheating. the vehicle was still getting hot so i replaced the thermostat and it is still getting hot. the waterpump and other hoses seem to be working well, any suggestions?

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If the cooling fans, water pump, radiator, and thermostat are all working properly and the engine is still overheating, I would take a look at something a little more simple, like a defective radiator cap. Try this inexpensive fix and see if it works. Sure hope this helps and good luck.

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It might be that you need to flush out radiator and have brande new fluid i run in to this problem frequently and it seems to work most of the time

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