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1997 ford aspire running hot.

Car started running hot all of a sudden. We have changed the thermostat, water pump, head and head gaskets, radiator and fan. I am stumped. It still runs hot after driving 15 miles or so. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • avette Sep 01, 2008

    Fan is running, car boils over . Radiator was not replaced just flushed. Thanks

  • avette Sep 01, 2008

    Yes it is.


  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    when it runs for about 2 miles gets hot and suts down



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Replace the rad...if this does not work ur head gasket could be gone again...also did you get the head skimmed when it was done??

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Did you check to make sure that the gauge isn't bad? or the sending unit? also are the electric fan running when the engine reaches temp? i will be able to pinpoint the problem with the answer to these ?

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    Ronald Mueller Sep 01, 2008

    if that is the case you still have a blockage somewhere the water is not circulating. is the upper radiator hose hot?

  • Ronald Mueller
    Ronald Mueller Sep 01, 2008

    one last question. is the belts routed the right way because if they are not the pump isn't spinning right that is the only thing i can think of besides a blockage .



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