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03-18-03, 10:30 AM   #1  
Ronald Lawhon
Engine Cooling

This has me going around in circles! My son has a 1994 Chevy P30 Van with a 5.7 engine. The problem is that the service engine light comes on and then the automatic transmission starts bang-shifting which is common on the chevy transmission with an overheat condition. He would release the radiator cap which would end up with a boil-over. The coolant would be replaced, everything would cool down and operate normal. The cooling system has been checked and the thermostat was replaced 6 months ago to no avail.

Over the past week the engine froze up due to another problem
of trying to run without oil.

The engine, radiator & hoses were replaced (new Jasper engine and a new modine radiator) and the problem is still here!

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03-18-03, 10:43 AM   #2  
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just a suggestion u might want to try to check your condenser to see if it is clogged. If clogged it wouldnt let air get in. just a suggestion though.

 
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03-18-03, 09:35 PM   #3  
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Was the water pump changed? How's the fan clutch? Was the radiator boiled out? Why was the engine changed?

Sounds fishy to me that the engine just grenaded like that!

 
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