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Engine overheating 92 ford escort recient head replacement , new radiator installed ,heater core bypassed , new thermostat , no new water pump , is there a problem with this year regarding water pump's .

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  • littlebit59 Jul 29, 2008

    yes the problem of overheating seems to stop we did as instructed and then drove the car for about 20 miles whitch 15 of that was at 70 mph and then arrived back at home and it was not over heating , no noise of any kind , or even boiling . so thank you again for helpfull advice . littlebit59

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    has new thermostat and water pump

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I installed a new thermostat, it did not fix the problem. the water doesn't move like it is not circulating. what do I do.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    replaced radiator water pump thermostat still getting hot.
    cracked head?

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No water pump issues I am aware off, are you sure you bled the air out of the cooling system? If not fill the overflow bottle all the way full, then use a floor jack and raise the front of the car as high as you can ( this allows air to go to top of radiator tank), then run the engine at high idle speed until the cooling fan ( I assume the fan works OK?) comes on, but avoid letting the engine get into the overheat area of the guage, if it does turn it off, run water over the radiator until it cools, check the tank and radiator, top off if you need to and repeat above procedure, if this doesn't work you have some other problem like no or little flow in radiator.

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