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high coolant temp when idling at uneven surface.

Discussion in '1st Gen - 1997 - 2002' started by Ramon Triton, Jan 16, 2021.

  1. Hamfisted

    Hamfisted Full Access Members

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    If coolant is flowing through the radiator in a normal flow, it will automatically de-gas when it flows to the coolant reservoir tank. If there is blockage in the radiator, interfering with the normal flow, then you are not getting the normal de-gas flow the system was designed with. I would replace the radiator. A simple coolant flush is not going to fix the issue.
     
  2. Ramon Triton

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    banked to the left i mean driver side (left hand drive) is lower than right side.

    will change coolant along with other fluids in about 400 mi, in the meantime will just avoid idling in surfaces banked to the left.

    will do a radiator replacement if flush and fill doesn't remedy it.
     
  3. mnachreiner86

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    Just burp the system first and see if that solves your problem. No need to change the coolant. Start with the simplest/cheapest thing first.


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  4. Ramon Triton

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    ok thanks
     

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