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Experience:  Worked on fleet of various electric vehicles, golf carts, scissor lifts and electric booms.
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Have a c. car xrt1550 for some reason its getting hot and

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have a c. car xrt1550 for some reason its getting hot and coming out the top through the cap. The thermostat works when i give it the boil test actually had a spare as well same not hearing much out of the water pump so is it possibly the cap that's bad
JA: Has the vehicle ever overheated? And when was it last serviced?
Customer: no! serviced around a year ago. i use it occasionally (not much.
JA: What is the model/year of your electric?
Customer: 2008 diesel Kubota
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: replaced thermostat still coming out of the top of radiator
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: could it be the radiator cap itself.water pump is not making any noise.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to work with you! I will do my best to help.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

How quick does it overheat? If you remove the thermostat, and fill coolant to the level of the thermostat, and spin engine or start, does the coolant poor out of the thermostat housing , showing the water pump is working?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you see my response?