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Unread 12-09-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
JeepRyderz
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Replaced cooling system, still overheating

87 Wagoneer 4.0, replaced radiator, upper and lower radiator hoses, water pump, and took thermostat out and it still over heats in idle in about 5-10min. First over heated when dragging 500lb tree in reverse out in desert.

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Unread 12-09-2010, 04:59 PM   #2
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you may need to burp the system. do a search for how to properly do so. and put a thermostat back in!
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Unread 12-09-2010, 05:18 PM   #3
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Put the thermostat back in for sure (will over heat with out a thermostat) and is your fan clutch good also use a temp gun to check to see if you temp sensor if working
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