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Overheating on needle but when I press the gas and hold at…

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Overheating on needle but...

Overheating on needle but when I press the gas and hold at idle it goes back down

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?

Yes none

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?

2002 with 142,367 miles

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Everything in the coolin system

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Cadillac
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Has there been any recent repairs to the system? what have you done so far to troubleshoot this?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Changed my water pump thermostat and radiator it runs for like ten 15 minutes and then the temp needle starts to rise. Then I idle the car at 1500 rpm and then it's starts going back sownt
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Down
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It's not mixing oil and water it cranks right up no problem and has all the power it suppose to have
Cadillac Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

Sounds like you may have some air in the system, how did you bleed it?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Didn't know how to
Cadillac Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYkKW0OyeUc

heres a video and here is the funnel you will need to use for that

https://www.tooltopia.com/lisle-24680.aspx?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=paid_search_google_pla&adpos=1o1&scid=scplpLIS24680&sc_intid=LIS24680&gclid=CjwKCAiAmb7RBRATEiwA7kS8VPvETH7nZ7tIRMBjx3li2aoeylMyRdL0YG9YLd-OLMuojfwWZ8cDeRoCjJQQAvD_BwE

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Is this garenteed to work
Cadillac Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

what do you mean fix your problem? this will fix any air bubbles you have in the system.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

hows it coming?

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