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#1 (permalink) Old 12-01-2004, 08:48 AM
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hi I have a problem with my cooling system the bottom pipe on the radiator never
gets hot just warm. could there be a air lock in the system. the heating system is fine blows out red hot. temp gauge sits in the middle any ideas many thanks.
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#2 (permalink) Old 12-02-2004, 12:53 PM
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why is that a problem? used

are you talking about the tube that carries water out of the radiator?
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sounds like you have no problem at all. the radiator return pipe shoudl be cooler.

watch the temp indicator closely though, they are buffered (i.e. the indicator sits right in the middle eventhough the sensor sees varying temperature. the needle starts going up only if it exceeds a certain value).

does the fan come on at all ?
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