Question about 1996 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight
This happened after I got the thermostat replaced the oil changed and the radiator drained and filled.
Looks like the thermostat may still not be working. It needs to be rechecked.
Posted on May 14, 2014
I had a similar issue one time, the garage installed the Thermostst in reverse. The engine kept over-heating and warped the head gasket. Check the thermostat that it is installed correctly as you mentioned that it has been changed.
Posted on May 15, 2014
I must say it is a curious problem, we recently got a used 2001 and have just had the same problem. The way it was heating up I felt it was the thermostat so changed that but didnt help. It appears that air pockets are causeing the over heating. On the thermostat houseing is a bleeder vaule which you can use to get the air out. It takes a little time to get all the air out but once I bleed the system out it seems to be fine now. Hope this helps
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
SOURCE: 1993 cutlass supreme run hot
A common problem is that the electric fan will not operate. You need to determine if the fan is coming on when the vehicle gets warm.
When you replaced the coolant, were you sure that you got all of the air out of the cooling system? If you have any air in the system, it will cause your system to run hot!
Posted on Sep 06, 2008
You didn't mention replacing your water pump....that is what it is if you have NOT replaced it.
Posted on Oct 09, 2009
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SOURCE: My 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette keeps overheating. We replaced the thermostat and flushed the system by adding new antifreeze. The air blows cold from the heater when the car starts to overheat. Once
there can be air pocket somewhere you need to bleed system properly. rais the front let is idle bleed it thru bleeding screw. be sure that bubbles are over.
air pockets prevent coolant travel inside system. so it may not reach to radiator, or cabin heater or both.
Posted on Nov 19, 2011
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