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I changed my thermostat in my equinox and its still

Customer Question

I changed my thermostat in my equinox and its still overheating
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?
Customer: Yes no leaks
JA: What year is your Equinox?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you fixing your Equinox yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes nothing yet be sides the thermostat
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 20 days ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer and allowing me to assist you. To start diagnosing need more info . ARE THE COOLING FANS WORKING PROPERLY? DOES IT OVER HEAT IDLING-- HIGHWAY OR DOESN'T MATTER? How are the fins in the radiator are they loose or missing especially the lower ones, Is the shroud still in good shape around the fan? When you take the rad cap off is there any baubles in the coolant when running?Have you changed the rad cap as well?These are a few things to check to help you find what is causing the problem Hope this helps and if you require further assistance I'll be happy to do so.

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
it over heats idling and fans work fine the bleeder don't stay full

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