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Is that the only time it heats up? And how hot does it get? Do you have an analog temp gauge or just a hot / cold needle? It doesn't make sense, but I would check the coolant first, look for oil floating in the top of the radiator, keep track of the temp, make sure it doesn't get hot at other times. If you see steam coming out the exhaust, you might have trouble. A compression check would tell you right off if you have a blown head gasket or not, a radiator shop can do this for you, but before you go to them, do the checks and keep an eye on it. Hope this helps.

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