[DML] Re: While we're talking about cooling problems...heres mine!
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[DML] Re: While we're talking about cooling problems...heres mine!



I had this problem, and it turned out to be the temperature sending
unit in the passenger side cylinder head.  

Matt
#1604


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "stainlessilusion" <5n-@xxxx> wrote:
> I just replaced all my cooling hoses and bled the system for about an
> hour it seemed. Also my water pump was installed months ago and has
> run fine since installation. Yesterday I drove the car and there were
> no cooling problem at all even with sitting in traffic for a long
> while, I even tested the fans by letting the car idle until it got
> hot-fans kicked on and cooled it down. Today on my way to work I
> noticed my coolant gauge flicker down to about 100, and then back to
> the current temperature (mine's always run 160~170). Then on my way
> home on the highway at 70+MPH the car suddenly overheated, luckily I
> was near home so I made it without being on 250 more then a minute or
> 2. I made sure I had no coolant leaks, and bled the system even more.
> I opened up the CAP ON THE RADIATOR (not coolant tank) to make sure
> the radiator wasn't full of air. Sure enough there was no air, and I'm
> pretty sure I got all the air out of the system. When the car was
> overheating, the gauge would flick to 200 quickly, or maybe 160, and
> then right back to 220, 240 and on...and the cooling fans wouldn't run
> without the A/C forcing them on. Any ideas with this problem??
> Secondly when examining the cooling fans, the passenger side will not
> turn on. So I jumped the fan, and it does work; measured the voltage
> in the green wire before the connection and it was 0. This prompted me
> to check the wire that replaces the relay and the ground for the
> fan-no problems....I've never had these problems until today. Any
> suggestions on what to look at in order to fix this? Thanks guys
> -----Dani B. #5003






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