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Oldsmobile Intrigue: ! I am a 2000 Olds Intrigue. I have

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Hello! I am a 2000 Olds Intrigue. I have an awesome 3.5 ltr twin cam heart but, recently my water pump went to shit 😥. My owner fixed me at first with a remanufactured wyater pump then 3 days later, a BRAND NEW water pump but, I still run hot on him. He doesnt overheat me and he lets me cool down but, i cant help but still run hot under normal driving. However, when im jacked to between 1800 and 2700 rpms, I cool down. Higher rpms = faster cool down time. Why am I sick? How does my owner fix me? He loves me and I love him! How can I be an easy fix for him? What can he do???
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oldsmobile
Expert:  Reggie Whiddon replied 1 year ago.
Are you sure thr cooling system is full and bleed of all air? Also your radiator cap do you have a way to test it and see if it holds thr required 16psi. If not get a new one. You say that it will cool down at 18 to 2700 do you mean that it will operate at thr correct temp or just cooler?
Usually a condition such as that is an indication of either being low on coolant, a problem with thr pump, or air in the system.
Expert:  Reggie Whiddon replied 1 year ago.
What shape was the coolant in your car? GM vehicles in that year range are notorious for whst is referred to as "dex mud" it's a sludge build up that looks like red mud. If your car has it, therr is your problem