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93 Celica getting Hot

I just replaced the radiator in this thing exactly a week ago and it ran fine all week and then today while sitting at a traffic light, it started making a loud vibrating noise from up front and the temp gauge spiked up to just below redline. I pulled it over and it stopped vibrating, cooled right down - no leaking from anywhere. Did it once again briefly on the way home and the temp gauge did a little bouncing.

Fan is running fine - nothing hitting it.

Dumped a bunch of stop-leak in it before replacing the radiator - flushed as much as I could. Water pump issue?

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Sounds like your water pump may be going out.If the fan is mounted on the water pump,grab the fan on each side and try to wiggle it.If it moves side to side any its bad.

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