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Car is still heating up after flushing the radiator, checking all hoses and changing the radiator cap, havent changed the thermostat but the symptoms dont seem like it would be the thermostat unless it is just not opening all the way.

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  • darianelijah Jul 20, 2009

    thanks for the response so soon. i havent changed the hoses on the vehicle recently but there is a spring in the lower hose and i will check to see if its warm next time i start the car up thank you

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One good way to tell if the thermostat is the issue is to carefully touch the lower radiator hose when the engine over heats. If the lower hose is cool there is no circulation through the radiator and the thermostat is the problem.
Unless there there is an obstruction in the hose blocking coolant flow.
Has the lower radiator hose been changed recently? Make sure there is a spring in the hose to prevent it from collapsing and restricting coolant flow.
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