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Old 07-05-2020, 11:53 AM   #25
saxman657
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Default Re: Radiator Overheating

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Originally Posted by 30 Closed Cab PU View Post
Forgot to mention, not sure if it was covered, bad head gasket will also cause overheating if exhaust gasses makes their way into the coolant. In bad cases you can see air bubbles in the coolant with the motor running. Do a compression test. Best way is to use a block test kit
https://www.amazon.com/Block-Tester-.../dp/B01N1NA22J
I like the idea of the block tester. When momma lets me get a high compression head I'll be replacing the gasket anyway But this tester will work on a Model A even though it isn't a closed system?
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