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02 impala heating up

I just put in a new radiator, thermostat, antifreeze today. I bought the pump about two months ago. When i bought the car temperature would stay about 180 now it overheats any suggestions

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  • a_marin80 Jul 29, 2009

    no heat

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    Michael Canto May 11, 2010

    Do you have heat at the dash when you turn it on?

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Have someone take a look at your lower intake manifold. I had the same problem and found out there was a leak there and had to replace the gasket, which is very common for this vehicle.

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#1 The radiator cap has to be checked, should be in good condition, and rated for 22lbs or less.
#2 Do you see any turburlance in the coolant/radiator when the car is warmed up and running. If not the thermostat may be installed backwards.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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May have blown head gasket need to a compression check

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