2000 Camry overheating


Old 10-28-15, 11:29 AM
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2000 Camry overheating

000 Camry, 2.2 having issues overheating. All hoses, radiator, all sensors, relays, water pump and belts all replaced. System flushed several times. Head gasket and bolts replaced. New coolant put in..... Several T-Stats and radiator caps replaced'.... Fan switches replaced again. Still has issues overheating...... Any clues?
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Old 10-28-15, 11:32 AM
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Has ignition timing been checked? Retarded timing will cause overheating problems.

Old 10-28-15, 12:06 PM
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Do you know for sure it's overheating? coolant being expelled? I spent months chasing down an overheating issue on an old flathead V8 only to find out it was a sending unit issue
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You didn't mention a fan or fan clutch etc.

Another thing that comes to mind with limited info is, clogged exhaust, specifically the catalytic converter. Is the car sluggish, has no power or little power, wont go very fast etc? Little or small amount of exhaust coming out of the tail pipe?
Old 10-28-15, 04:46 PM
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1. Clogged radiator fins. As in - with dust, debris, or even bugs
2. Water pump issue. Not enough circulation.
3. Loose belt. Not propelling pump enough.
4. Air bubble. System not purged properly.
5. Clogged radiator inside. Flushed means little, flush could have gone around clogged areas. Check by hand if it's properly warm-cooler.
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MarkSR has a good point. How are you determining overheating? From the list of things you have changed, it appears you had or have a coolant leak problem. A loss of coolant will always cause the remaining coolant temperature to rise. How often are you checking the coolant level?
Old 10-29-15, 04:20 AM
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Failing tranny another addition to list, but all in all any of these would be fairly uncommon on a Camry which are generally pretty bulletproof.

How many miles are on it? Like Mark, I have to wonder about an indication issue.

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