Thermostat, right? - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-29-2004, 05:59 PM   #1
Senior Member
Posts like a Turbo
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Markham, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 239
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
faisalmali is on a distinguished road
Default Thermostat, right?

Put a new coolant bypass fitting and hose. Now, the car is overheating (almost getting to the red line) but the upper rad hose is not hot. Thermostat stuck closed, right? Could it be anything else before I change the thermostat (it'* about 2 years old)? Would low coolant level do this?
faisalmali is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2004, 07:12 PM   #2
Senior Member
Posts like a Camaro
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Manassas, Virginia NOVA
Posts: 827
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
CmptrNerd is on a distinguished road
Default

Empty radiator?
CmptrNerd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2004, 07:33 PM   #3
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Texarkana, Texas
Posts: 6,041
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Damemorder is on a distinguished road
Default

Yes an empty rad will over heat the car. Top it up and see if the problem subsides.
Damemorder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2004, 09:31 PM   #4
Senior Member
Posts like a Camaro
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Manassas, Virginia NOVA
Posts: 827
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
CmptrNerd is on a distinguished road
Default

Nice sig pic, is that a black hood? Hmm noone has seen my car yet.
CmptrNerd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2004, 12:21 AM   #5
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Texarkana, Texas
Posts: 6,041
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Damemorder is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CmptrNerd
Nice sig pic, is that a black hood? Hmm noone has seen my car yet.
Offtopic, but no it'* green like Bills' car. From my 94SSE parts car, the spoiler is a slightly lighter green and the fuel door will soon match it.
Damemorder is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Change thermostat; are these all the (right) parts? agrazela 1992-1999 7 01-13-2007 01:05 AM
Thermostat Seal and Thermostat Housing Gasket MACDRIVE 2000-2005 14 10-23-2006 05:35 PM
That'll buff right out... right? repinS Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 14 05-09-2005 09:55 PM
180 degree thermostat Delirious0413 1992-1999 22 02-06-2003 04:03 AM
Thermostat fly89gta 1992-1999 5 11-29-2002 02:23 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:34 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.