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2000 mercury cougar just changed water pump and thermostat and it is still over heating what else can be the problem

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The radiator should be checked out. Also do a compression check to see if there might be a head gasket leak.

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My 1999 cougar is over heating i have changed the thermostat and the radiator already and the water pump is good but the car is still over heating should i get a coolant flush to see if that clears it up...


Why would you even think about a coolant flush?

You have a new radiator, so all that is left is the heater core
That isn't your problem

You lost all the coolant when you did the radiator & thermostat
So what is there to flush ?

No bottle of doctor do good will fix your issues

Diagnose the main cause

How do you know the water pump is good?
Was it in your hand and still had an impeller that wasn't eaten away?
Was it pumping coolant and the system built up pressure that you
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Have you tested for combustion gases in case the head gasket is gone?

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One or several things are common causes for over heating
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2-thermostat needs replaced
3-water pump needs replaced
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5-belt tensioner weak
6-fan problems
a-bad fan
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