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If there is sufficient coolant and water pump is not leaking from the weep hole and your belt that turns the water pump is tight you likely have a blocked radiator and will need to replace it or take a great deal of care to remove the scale and lime from the radiot using a strong vinegar and water solution and repeated fill and drain cycles with time to let the vinegar sit between each cycle.

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