Thermostat may be getting stuck?

Asked by Jun 10, 2019 at 12:08 AM about the 1993 Chevrolet C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I need help asap i got a 93 silverado and just
replaced water pump, fanclutch, radiator and
thermostat. When i start it up after its been sitting
for a while the truck heats up within 15 minutes of
being drivin and reaches 260 degrees and the
thermostat finally opens afte that the truck runs
fine and stays at a stable temperature. Any
suggestions what it could be?

2 Answers


Replace the thermostat to see if that is the issue.


Take out thermostat, put it in a pot on stove and heat up. Get a thermometer or laser temp reader and watch wat temp it opens. U can even try running it without thermostat in summer and c wat happens

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