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Engine is so hot burns plug wires Engine gets so hot outside…

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engine is so hot...

engine is so hot burns plug wires Engine gets so hot outside until it burns plug wires

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?

Yes have diagram.Haven't checked fuses

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

1998 with new crate engine installed

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

Shop put engine in. Ran about 3 days started skipping. Plug wire burned. Took to shop again same thing. Told me engine runs hot so i need special plug wires. Same thing againi

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Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 9 months ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. This is not common and frankly for the shop to basically tell you to deal with it is ridiculous. I would take it back and tell them to check the exhaust system for clogged or leaks.

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