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91 camry that overheats

We have a 91 camry that used to only be driven in town. Last week, we drove it 70 miles over freeway, mountains. When driven over 50MPH, it got hot so heater was turned on. It still overheated losing water/coolant. The oil gets changed on regular basis, in fact was just changed from 10/40 to 10/30 because of warmer weather before it was driven. Thank you for your help in advance

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  • mc_eaze Jul 22, 2008

    i just bought a 91 camry and it has no thermastat and the fans are hot wired to stay on..in the city its fine but as soon you hit the interstate for a about 10 mins it's starts to overheat? could it need a new radiator? or could it be a water pump?

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Got the problem solved... #1 pulled the radiator out and flushed the whole system( put a water hose in thermastat housing and let the car run) #2 installed new thermastat #3 installed new radiator...now she's runin like a champ

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Radiator could be stopped up, fan not working properly, or t-stat sticking.

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