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Overheating

Tea_01Tea_01 AlbuquerquePosts: 2
edited May 2020 in Oldsmobile
Ive replaced the coolant reservoir, thermostat and coolant. Took it out for 10-15 minute drive but still overheated. Before doing the replacement it would overheat only if I was pushing on the gas pedal for awhile. While my foot was off the gas pedal it would then cool down. No problems with A/C or heater
Any suggestions on what else to try?

Answers

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 25,547
    You need to include the year, model, and engine information for the car.

    2014 Malibu 2LT, 2015 Cruze 2LT,

  • Tea_01Tea_01 AlbuquerquePosts: 2
    2003 Oldsmobile Alero 2.2L 4Cyl
  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 25,547
    Thanks for responding. I should have included mileage, but I'll guess 150K miles?

    Is the engine full of coolant. I believe the 2.2 has a specific way to fill certain versions to get the air bubbles out.
    This Saturn may be similar to your application of the 2.2 L. Same as in my cobalt 2008.

    2014 Malibu 2LT, 2015 Cruze 2LT,

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