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Old 08-06-2012, 10:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Chevyfan16 View Post
But I still don't know why the engine got so hot. Couldn't even touch the valve covers.
Did you refill the radiator after the thermostat opened, and burp it? You could have a air lock.
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