van is overheating

Asked by Mar 13, 2017 at 02:11 PM about the 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Van is overheating we changed the thermostat.
Still overheats when it idles it doesn't overheat
and the overflow won't go into the radiator until u
take cap off radiator there's no leaking I've
noticed what can it b

1 Answer


plugged radiator ?,fans are turning on ? what did the coolant look like when you changed the stat. ? hopefully it's not a head gasket , if it can sit there and idle for some time and the gauge stays at operating temp. probably not , pull the oil fill cap look at the bottom of it and let us know what you see .

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