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Just installed rebuilt engine for 2001 chevy 1500 LS v-8 and it is overheating. top hose is hot. repaced the water pump, thermostat, sensor, surge cap, cleaned surge tank. could there be an air lock somewhere?

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Yes it may be, but did you check the radiator for blockage? inside and out side, check to see if there is dirt on the fins. also check the cooling fan operation.
top hose get hot so that meant the thermostat is working ( it's opening ) try to bleed the cooling system again

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