Re: [DMCForum] my intermittant overheat problem
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Re: [DMCForum] my intermittant overheat problem

A lengthy drive at higher speeds will generate more heat, which should
be offset by the pump spinning faster and more air through the rad, but
if the rad's blocked, it's common to only cause problems on a long high
speed drive.


Walter Coe wrote:

>  > Rad's blocked.....
> I can believe that... but... why does it fix itself for the
> rest of the day after I stop for a few minutes and let it
> cool down?  I'll really be stretching it to put a new
> radiator in there before the Pigeon Forge show.  I'm already
> considering ways to put a band-aid on that hole in my
> evaporator and dump some cheap R-134a in there.  It would be
> an interesting experiment to see if the system gums up after
> sucking out all the old R-12.
> Any suggestions for patching a small hole in the high-side
> pipe holding the orifice?  I've been told that JB-Weld tends
> to not stick due to thermal expansion/contraction.  I might
> try putting some sort of saddle-splice thingy over it.
> Anyone got any ideas?
> Walt

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