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92 isuzu rodeo overheating still

I have a 92 isuzu rodeo my old radiator blew so i replaced it and the thermostat yet it started over heating again...the hoses are fine what could be causing it to heat up? turning the heat on doesnt help either

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  • gottabe25B Jul 14, 2008

    no i did replace my thermostat...but it still heats up...and i did stop immediately to let it cool down....also i looked in the place where you poor in the anti-freeze/coolant and there is like floaty ****...my guess is that isn't supposed to be there. and its blocking the hose for it to get to the radiator...am i correct in saying that?

  • gottabe25B Jul 15, 2008

    turns out the part where i pour in the antifreeze into the side plasitic holder is clogged or something cause nothing gets through the part that connects to the hose to the radiator....how do i unclogg this? or should i just buy a new one?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    parked car for 1 hr and it would not start again. timing belt turns all it is supposed to but cam does not turn (cam sprocket does turn)What up???

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Hey
u says that u didn't replace the thermostat yet
Your thermostat is sticking. DO NOT DRIVE if the car overheats, you can do some serious engine damage, if you haven't done so already. Get the thermostat changed out immediately.

What happened is your thermostat is sticking. It was stuck and you saw it overheat (and should have stopped immediately). The added pressure from having a stuck thermostat pushes the fluild into the overflow.

The temperature may have gone back to normal if the thermostat "finally" opened. However, since the thermostat is sticking, it is unreliable and I would get it replaced.

Driving when the engine overheats can easily cause gaskets, such as the head gasket to fail and heads to warp. If this has occurred, you're looking at a new engine.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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