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Re: Overheating 4KCSQ

>  but the main cooling fan is not
> running. As the engine temperature climbed, I turned on the heat do
> dissipate whatever possible. No Heat.
> Just checked the car & the lower radiator hose is cold from the thermostat
> down. This is what feeds the heater core and is also where the fan thermo
> switch is located.

the heater core should be fed from under the thermostat - doesn't depend
on through radiator flow to get heat.

But your thermostat is closed one would imagine, yet the car is hot. 
Faulty thermostat?  Broken water pump?  Not enough coolant?  clogged
radiator? are some things that come to mind...

Huw Powell

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82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT