4k still running hot!!

Bob mx at snet.net
Sat May 5 13:51:03 EDT 2001

Is your fan kicking in OK?  How is the cardboard shrouding around the radiator?
I had problems with mine running hot (not overheating though) when they were

chris franz wrote:

> Hola listers,
>     Here's the problem.    My 86 4kq has been running hot when in traffic.
>   I first rebuilt the radiator.      That helped a bit but did not solve the
> problem.    Second, attempted to  replace the water pump.    Upon
> investigation of pump I found that the bearings are fine so I feel that
> isn't my problem.    Next, attacked the thermoswitch.    I did find that it
> had shorted out and then fixed it (which help a bit) but the car still runs
> hot in traffic.    On the highway the car runs at a good running temp.    I
> am now baffled.   Does anyone have any  idea of what might be my problem?
> ~Chris
> 86 4kcsq
> PS...happy cinqo de mayo!!!!!!
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