Having problems with your 2002 Chevrolet Malibu ?

Put new thermastt radiator and hoses and still heats up fast

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 17-01-2022

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Hi, you may have a blown head gasket. Recommend you park on an incline, remove the\015\012radiator cap, set the heater on high, start the car and let it warm up until\015\012there is flow in the radiator. Fill the radiator and keep it full while\015\012the engine continues to run. Look for any bleed ports the system may have\015\012either in the hoses or at the attach point housings. Crack any bleeders\015\012open to allow any air out. Top off the radiator all the way to the neck\015\012and make sure there are no bubbles coming up. Bubbles coming out the\015\012radiator are an indication of a blown head gasket.
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