4k still running hot!!
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?
> 86 4kcsq
> PS...happy cinqo de mayo!!!!!!
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