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Unread 02-05-2013, 11:51 PM   #1
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Smile spikes in temp

I J just recently changed thermostat in truck, because old one was stuck open, so changed it, now every first drive the temp spikes alll the way as if it is about to over heat, but when i pull over, no smoke, no high heat under the hood, i changed the thermostat again, still does it. and i bleed the system twice and got a new radiator cap, lost dont know what to do! help

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Year make model please? I would suspect temp sensot problem, but there are alot of variables that can cause this. Tstat only being one of them.
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Year make model please? I would suspect temp sensot problem, but there are alot of variables that can cause this. Tstat only being one of them.
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How long did you bleed the system for? Is the temp of the radiator consistent, or are there any hot/cold spots that differ?
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