radiator pressure to fast

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Old 03-06-03, 06:30 PM
gogogreentrukgo
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Angry radiator pressure to fast

I just replaced my therostst and flushed my radiator and put a new water pump on to fix overheating. It pressures up as soon as I start the pick up,...why
 
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Old 03-06-03, 06:41 PM
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may be getting combustion pressure into cooling system through a leaking head gasket or cracked head, most shops can check for exhaust gas getting into the cooling system by using an exhaust annilizer, they also have a kit you can get at your local parts store called block check that contains a blue fluid that will change color if combustion gases is detected.
 
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Old 03-06-03, 07:13 PM
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thank you!

The man who flushed my radiator mentioned this. Although I was still hoping for the best.

Thanks for such a quick response!








 
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Old 03-07-03, 05:56 AM
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Type of vehicle? Year? Engine size?
 
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