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Old 10-26-2011, 03:38 PM
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a partially blocked radiator could cause over heating
i would replace the thermostat also, the newer ones when they go bad, stick OPEN, not closed like the old style
sticking closed almost guaranteed warped heads

the good thing about the 4.7 & 3.7 engines, is they can be replaced with a new or good used one, you just use the original intake manifold with all the electronics still on it, along with all the original type sensors. That way you don't have to switch out the computers
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