Hello -- my skylark started overheating in stop & go traffic but was fine on the interstate and I noticed that I could hear the fan shutting off. I had the fan replaced but now it overheats immediatley (within 2 - 3 miles). What could this be? Thank you!!!
Overheating Skylark on 1993 Buick Skylark
by blackmoreland in Mc Ewen, TN on July 25, 2010
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by mastertech6371 on July 25, 2010
thermostat amy be an issue but because you are driving it overheated, you may have done more internal damage in the motor. Roy
COMMENT by blackmoreland on July 25, 2010
Thank you Roy!! Could it be the waterpump?
ANSWER by huseman on November 02, 2010
that happen to me, we replaced water pump than it was fine
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