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2000 Camaro V6 is running hot. I have removed thermostat and flushed system. It runs OK for about 15 miles, then will start to overheat. When it cools back down, i have to put back in radiator about 1/2 gallon water. There is no water seen on ground or leaking anywhere. Ideas?

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Blown head gasket or cracked head is likely. See my tips at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5929960-s_thermostat and let me know if you have more questions.

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HOW TO FLUSH AND RENEW COOLANT?


if the thermostat is in the head at the top radiator hose , remove it an fill the cooling system until the water is at that point --refit the thermostat and continue filling
make sure that the heater is turned on so that any air is moved out of the system

May 30, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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1999 Cadillac Eldorado ,overheating changed thermostat , overflow cap ,no white smoke coming from exhaust.hot blowing from heater


Are the cooling fans coming on ? Go under the hood in the engine compartment , with the vehicle running have some one turn on the A/C , do you see and or hear the cooling fans come on ? Could be the coolant temperature gauge is bad ! How many miles on the vehicle ? Ever have water pump replaced ?

1

Check for a loss of system pressure.
Is there a loss of system pressure?
--
Go to Step 2 yes
Go to Step 3 no

2

Inspect and repair any faulty hose connections.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 3 yes
System OK

3

Check for low coolant protection (-37?°C/-34?°F).
Is there low coolant protection (-37?°C/-34?°F)?
--
Go to Step 4 yes
Go to Step 5 no

4

Test solution. Replace the coolant if necessary.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 5 yes
System OK

5

Check the water pump belt for low tension.
Is the water pump belt tension too low?
--
Go to Step 6 yes
Go to Step 7 no

6

Replace the water pump belt tensioner.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 7 yes
System OK

7

Check for an inoperative thermostat bypass.
Is the thermostat bypass inoperative?
--
Go to Step 8 yes
Go to Step 9 no

8

Replace the bypass.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 9 yes
System OK

9

Check the water pump.
Is the water pump inoperative?
--
Go to Step 10 yes
Go to Step 11 no

10

Replace the water pump.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 11 yes
System OK

11

Check the radiator fins for obstruction.
Are the radiator fins obstructed?
--
Go to Step 12 yes
Go to Step 13 no

12

Inspect and clean the radiator fans.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 13 yes
System OK

13

Check the cooling system passage for obstruction.
Is the cooling system passage blocked?
--
Go to Step 14 yes
Go to Step 15 no

14

Inspect and flush the system. Reroute or replace the hose if necessary.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 15 yes
System OK

15

Check the water pump belt for damage.
Is the water pump belt damaged?
--
Go to Step 16 yes
Go to Step 17 no

16

Replace the water pump belt.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to step 17 yes
System OK

17

Check the cooling fans.
Are the cooling fans inoperative?
--
Go to Step 18 yes
Go to Step 19 no

18

  1. Inspect the electrical connector. Replace if necessary.
  2. Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 19 yes
System OK

19

Check the throttle body circuit flow.
Is the throttle body circuit flow restricted?
--
Go to Step 20
Go to Step 21

20

  1. Inspect the orifice and associated hose. Replace if necessary.
  2. Does the engine still overheat?
--
Go to Step 21
System OK

21

Check for a stuck thermostat.
Is the thermostat stuck in the closed position?
--
Go to Step 22
--

22

Replace the thermostat.
Does the engine still overheat?
--
--
System OK

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Heater blows cold air


soun ds like heater core is plugged. did you try back flushing the system?

Sep 27, 2012 | 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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1990 toyota pickup is running hot and when i shut


Try with the small stuff first. Replace the thermostat. Before you do that, you should flush and refill your system with just water after the flush process. The bottle of solution that you put into your radiator to flush it and clean it has instructions, follow those. Then let the car cool down and drain the system and refill it with fresh water only. Run this water for a bit and then do it once more. Once cooled back down , replace thermostat and replace the 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water.
Check engine oil level as well, low oil will overheat engines quickly.
NEVER REMOVE THE RADIATOR CAP ON A HOT ENGINE. !
NEVER REMOVE THE RADIATOR CAP ON A HOT ENGINE. !!
NEVER REMOVE THE RADIATOR CAP ON A HOT ENGINE. !!!

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My 95 camaro 3.4 v6 overheats what causes this problem & how to solve it?


3.4 liter, you may have a bad water pump or at worst you have a bad intake manifold gasket which is a common failure to the 3.4 liter V6 engines. Start with the simple, flush out the cooling system and replace the thermostat. Inspect any signs of possible intake gasket failure and head gasket failure and replace. After that has been inspected, move on to a possible weak water pump and will need to be replaced. Good luck and hope this helps.

Mar 04, 2010 | 1995 Chevrolet Camaro

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Engine is running hot.


Check your coolant. Is the mixture right for your part of the country (weather wise). Radiator flush. Bad thermostat? Do you have heat when the engine is hot? If not then coolant isn't circulating. Don't overheat your engine however or else the head gasket will blow or worse..if it hasn't already.

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1995 chevy camaro 3.4 V6


maybe the radiator is plugged or the water pump isnt moving water very good

Aug 30, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet Camaro

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Z28 95 running hot


Is the fan running or do you have an electric fan? If fan isnt running or never comes on no matter what you do it will never run much cooler. If fan is good then you could flush the radiator a couple of times and that will help but if fan isnt working it wont last long

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Hard starting,spark plugs,wires ok. Runs ok. 3.8 v6 1995 Camaro 179,000 miles.


Check the primary and secondary resistance of your coil. Coils can fault out when too hot and also take some time to heat up.

Jun 27, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet Camaro

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