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My 92 Chevy pickup truck runs hot change radiator water pump

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thermostat up and lower radiator...
My 92 Chevy pickup truck runs hot change radiator water pump thermostat up and lower radiator hose and still runs hot
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: No leaks Rich replace coolant
JA: What is the model of your '92 Chevy?
Customer: Silverado
JA: Are you fixing your Silverado yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I have I am I change upper and lower radiator hose brand new radiator brand new thermostat water pump coolant clutch fan
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 4 months ago
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Chevy Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 4 months ago

Are you sure it's running hot or is the gauge just reading hot. It could have a bad gauge.

If it is running hot, then you may need to flush out the engine block with a power flush machine, it may be all sludged up.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
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Chevy Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 4 months ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

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Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell,
hear, or touch the vehicle either, so your patience is
appreciated. JA is a great Q/A site, but it does not replace a
repair shop. So please don’t shoot the messenger if I have to
deliver bad news:)
If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly
appreciate a 5 star rating now before you leave the site and I
will still assist you after you have rated me too if another
question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you until
you rate me

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