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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. first things first is making sure the system is full and has been bled of any air trapped inside.
ok. with the car operating at temp. are the upper and lower hoses EQUALLY hot?
are there any debris block airflow flow in front of the condenser?
do a scan of the radiator with a digital temp gun and look for any cool spots
then do a flow test on the radiator. tale both hoses off and get a garden hose and as much water you put in the top of the radiator, the same volume and flow should come out the bottom of the radiator
is should flow as good as its going in. and as fast and as much
if its not then replace your radiator, there is blockage
ok before getting to the water pump, and be very careful trying this. after the engine has been running for a few, shut it off and remove the radiator cap or pressurized reservoir cap. if you able able to remove it without any pressure escaping, the the cap is bad.
hows it going?
ok, replace the waterpump
do you need the procedure?
i can give you the labor hours and the shop price of the part. as far as the labor rate. all shops are different
ok, please allow me a few minutes
i would recommending having the timing chain set replaced also., same labor time and that includes an extra .2 hours for the water pump
I live in pittsburgh and would gladly take the job on.
sorry but that road trio would be a bit far.........please accept the answer and leave a 5 star rating for me if you were satisfied with my assistance. just remember, by accepting the answer and leaving a rating doesnt mean we are done. im here to help you until the vehicle is fixed.