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Unread 06-11-2011, 05:46 AM   #1
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Jeep is overheating.... I need a good shop

I overheated my motor about 2 years ago and it popped the head gasket. New head, radiator, piping, water pimp, t-stat, housing... All done to fix issue but it's not working....

I need a reputable shop that knows these motors that can fix my problem. I'm in reisterstown but am willing to travel for quality work.

Any help?

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Unread 06-11-2011, 07:00 AM   #2
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Check the fan clutch? If that's the only thing not replaced, i'd put money on that.
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Unread 06-11-2011, 07:57 AM   #3
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One Fine Wrench in Randallstown. 410-922-8080. Ask for Mike, tell him Paul sent you.

Fan clutch is possible, IF overheating is at a stop. Fan is pretty much irrelevant when driving.

Have you flushed the cooling system with GOOD flush? If it's got deposits, it may not be doing it's job.

Got a full fan shroud? Without a shroud, the airflow over the radiator is very poor.

Anyone check the original cause of overheat? Got a check engine light on? BAd O2 sensor maybe? Lean A/F can cause overheating.
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Unread 06-19-2011, 11:12 AM   #4
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original cause of overheat was due to blown radiator and running motor without coolant while sitting in traffic

Right now the radiator and bottle hold coolant, this is after bars leak was used. now the temp creeps up but only overheats when AC is used... i need this thing to be reliable... its no fun constantly starring at the temp gauge when im out driving.

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One Fine Wrench in Randallstown. 410-922-8080. Ask for Mike, tell him Paul sent you.

Fan clutch is possible, IF overheating is at a stop. Fan is pretty much irrelevant when driving.

Have you flushed the cooling system with GOOD flush? If it's got deposits, it may not be doing it's job.

Got a full fan shroud? Without a shroud, the airflow over the radiator is very poor.

Anyone check the original cause of overheat? Got a check engine light on? BAd O2 sensor maybe? Lean A/F can cause overheating.
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Unread 07-03-2011, 05:07 PM   #5
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anyone know a good shop that can diag this and not just throw unnecessary parts on this rig?
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Unread 07-04-2011, 09:12 AM   #6
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