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Old 09-01-2010, 10:45 PM
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Recently i was on my way home and a blade on my clutch fan broke off i drove a couple miles home replaced the fan the next day with a flex fan. Drove it for two days on my way home on the second day my water pump went out i shut it off before the temp wast redlined. i replaced the water pump ten miles later i was overheated again i got it cooled down refilled with water i got back home and was yet again starting to overheat i then replaced the thermastat took it for about a five mile test drive and and yet again it was overheated. I have worked on lots of vehicles and i am completely stumped on this one and really frustrated and help at all would be welcome. By the way its a 1990 3/4ton with a 360.
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A partially clogged radiator coupled with the reduced volume of air from the flex fan are the most likely cause.
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you can try a flush kit or take the radiator to a radiator shop and have it cleaned out. Got to the junk yard and get a new/used fan.
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