car runs hot, has new radiator, new head gasket, new thermostat.
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1997 Ford Contour
Question: car runs hot, has new radiator, lines were flushed out new thermostat
Answer #1Brian Glastetter June 16, 2011, 20:04Master
First of all, is the vehicle actually running hot or could you be getting a faulty reading from a temperature gauge? If it is truly running hot, inspect the cooling fan operation. This system has a two speed fan operation that should run on high when it is running at a higher temperature. A laser temperature gun is helpful in checking for even coolant flow. If all else proves to be fine, the water pump impellors may be an issue.