1998 Chevrolet Venture Q&A

1998 Chevrolet Venture Question: i replace water pump and change the thermostat van still over heat

i also bleed the air out -
Answer 1
Buy a noncontact thermometer(infrared) at Home Depot and such and take reading of the upper and lower temp at the radiator metal. There should be no more than a 10 degree difference. I suspect you have a bad radiator. -
Answer 2
Was the engine overheated at all , BEFORE you changed the pump& stat? -
Comment 1
yes it was overheating,and i don,t see no leak and there is no cooling in my oil -
Answer 3
3.4L Engines have a bit of head gasket trouble. Have a combustion leak test done. -