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Cooling system problem

I was running my car for about a year with a minor crack on my radiator. i just recently installed a new radiator and installed a new water pump and thermistat and my car still gets hot the fans are working properly but it heats up faster than before. its got good pressure when i squeeze the upper hose so im out of ideas . can anyone help me ?

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  • elias aviles Jul 20, 2009

    i did that . to the point that the coolant started coming out then closed it off. but now my motor shakes really bad. it all started after the installation of the new components

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    blown head gasket.

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It got air bubles in it do like honeymokey said find the bleader screw and take off the cap and start up the car and do the 50 50 mix when the car get warm This take 30 minutes to get the coolent hot
the cars heat up becuse the termstat stuck in open ore close i not shure .

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You ned to get it full of water. That motor will get air trapped in the upper intake coolant passages. It has a bleeder valve and it take a while to get the air out.

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