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 Post subject: au overheating help!!!!!!!!!
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:31 pm 
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hi i have an au series 2 ute it rund hot at 100 its fine if i go to say 120 130 it climbs quick in the tempreture not as much with the heater on but isnt that bad drove 300 ks yesterday and it got hot i just back off and it cools instantly any ideas whats going on
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 Post subject: Re: au overheating help!!!!!!!!!
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:38 pm 
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Check the thermostat?????, is the cooling system clean????

 

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 Post subject: Re: au overheating help!!!!!!!!!
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:51 pm 
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Like CJH said and also check the Radiator cap?
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 Post subject: Re: au overheating help!!!!!!!!!
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:55 pm 
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i would also check the belt almost sounds like the belt has stretch and isnt putting enough pressure on the pump when revs are high
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Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:07 pm 
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Check between the radiator and condensor, probably full of dead bugs, grass, leaves etc.

 

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