Re: [DML] Overheating question
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Re: [DML] Overheating question



First, get a new header bottle cap. [101977, $5.09, shiney].  Then, 
patiently bleed or burp ALL the air from the system.  If the fans are 
coming on and it still overheats, there is still air in the system or 
your head gasket is gone.
Warren at DMC



Tom Tait wrote:
> I recently had my otterstat shoot out and lost all my coolant and now
> have one of two problems.
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> Either I need to do a better job bleeding the radiator or I may have
> warped a head.  The car runs nicely for at least 30 minutes, then it
> starts to heat up, finally spewing coolant out of the overflow which I
> then replace and try to bleed again.
> 
> Each time it seems like all is well, then I go on a longer drive on a
> hot day and it blows again.  How can I tell the difference between
> trapped air and exhaust gas getting into the cooling system?
> 
> No loss of power, no obvious water contamination in the oil at the
> dipstick, no oil in the coolant that I can tell.
> 
> I've had two friends with other cars blow head gaskets this month - so
> I'm nervous - suggestions?
> 
> Tom
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