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need help with cooling

This is a discussion on need help with cooling within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; ok so i just replaced my water pump and put in a 160 thermostat filled it up with coolent and ...

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    need help with cooling

    ok so i just replaced my water pump and put in a 160 thermostat filled it up with coolent and now im still geting a low coolent light...... my radiator is full and so is my over flow box... any suggestions???

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    What year is your ride? Lt1's are famous for this issue, try pulling out the sensor on the rad and cleaning it up. Did you make sure there isnt any air in the system?
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    its a 98 ill try cleaning the sensor. when i drove to work today about 30 min the light came on and off twice but the temp stayed around 180, until about 5 min from work the temp went up to 210 deg. drove home and it stayed around 180, let it idle for about 15 min. and the temp only got to the first line after 160.....

    thanks for the replies

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    Sounds like you have air in the system. Purge the air and that should cure your problem.

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