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Over heating if the car idles or is in stop and go traffic, it overheats. If we are on the free way it does not. I have changed the thremostat

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Check to see if there is air in the cooling system. There should be a bleeder valve on the thermostat housing. Also have the radiator cap checked to make sure it's working right. I had both of these issues and thought it was worse than it really was.

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Your problem is than the electric cooling fan is not coming on, make sure to have it inspected

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