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2001 Pontiac Bonneville Question: why is my 01 runnig hot i put new tranmasat still get's hot

 

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Visitor, 3.8L V6, Philadelphia, PA, June 20, 2011, 15:49

it just started gettin real hot why? I put new thramoasat iin and it's still getting hot

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    DaveJHM June 20, 2011, 22:39
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    There are many reasons for overheating. For starters - did you purge the air out of the cooling system after installing the thermostat? If not, the coolant can boil over from the presence of air pockets.

    Is the cooling fan working? Do you have good coolant flow?

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