Car over heating after new heads have been installed

Asked by Sep 30, 2017 at 10:08 AM about the 2002 Chevrolet Impala LS FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car over heats or boils over after it's turn off new
heads have been replaced, thermostat changed the
radiator hoses upper and lower are both get hot.
We have bleed the system and gotten all the air out.
Stuck and don't know what else to do.

1 Answer

4,420

Any leaks? Pressure test system and cap. Test coolant temperature sensor also. Is the radiator original and if so has it been flushed out? Even though the radiator may not leak this old they lose their ability to dissipate heat. Are the fans working?

Your Answer:

Chevrolet Impala Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    2,480
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,140
  • #3
    Danny Wang
    Reputation
    1,830
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
32 Great Deals out of 1,739 listings starting at $2,995
Used Honda Accord
38 Great Deals out of 1,816 listings starting at $2,616
Used Chevrolet Camaro
14 Great Deals out of 1,001 listings starting at $10,500
Used Toyota Camry
34 Great Deals out of 1,937 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
77 Great Deals out of 9,397 listings starting at $3,995
Used Nissan Maxima
8 Great Deals out of 362 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
11 Great Deals out of 903 listings starting at $4,999
Used Ford Mustang
53 Great Deals out of 1,523 listings starting at $2,900
Used Nissan Altima
39 Great Deals out of 1,310 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Impala LS FWD For Sale
21 listings starting at $30,990
2016 Chevrolet Impala LS FWD For Sale
1 listings starting at $23,995
2015 Chevrolet Impala LS FWD For Sale
4 listings starting at $16,500
2014 Chevrolet Impala LS FWD For Sale
5 listings starting at $12,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.