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I have a Honda Ballade 1.5i 1997 and I have just replaced the water pump and the thermostat and can find no leaks anywhere. However, the car overheats. I was wondering if the timing isn't out and could perhaps cause this problem. Could you please tell me what the degrees have to be so that I can check it? Thanks!

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SOURCE: just replaced the water pump,

Check to see if the thermostat is installed correctly there is a certain way it goes the cooling system. Since you have had a lot of parts replaced could have air trapped in system this can cause overheating as well. Drain radiator leave cap of and start motor add water slowly until radiator is at the level recommended. Does car have white smoke comming out exhuast pipe this would be good indication of a blown head gasket. Hope this helps

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SOURCE: Troubleshooting overheating problems in 1997 Toyota Corolla?

Ok first check the water pump and if that is ok sounds like the head gasket blown, look for water in the oi, thisl will be like a milky colour

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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Why do you need heat when its 80 degrees outside? What year ,engine, a clarification is needed. If the thermostat was bad it would kick the water out of the overflow bottle. More info needed!

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Check your oil dipstick for coolant, or a mucky substance. Your symptoms sound like a blown head gasket.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: We have a 1997 Subaru Legacy overheating, we

Pretty common on subaru's, try elevating the front of the car whilst bleeding the cooling system.

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