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Old 06-03-2020, 11:33 AM   #1
Mini-Skoolie
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Location: Avon Colorado
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Year: 1996
My bus overheat, why ?

Hi everybody !

So there is my problem of the day.

My bus overheat pretty easily, short uphill road, long ones, itís not cool.

Iíve clean the radiator with a air compressor, Iíve drained it and put new coolant, my fan seems working, but it still overheating.

My bus is a 1996 Internationnal, 3600 Vista, itís the short nose one.

I believe itís a Navistar

Any thought one what could it be ?

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Old 06-03-2020, 01:09 PM   #2
Bus Nut
 
Join Date: Jan 2020
Location: Wild Wild West
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Year: 1999
Coachwork: Blue Bird
Chassis: TC RE
Engine: 8.3 Cummins MD3060
Rated Cap: 84
Plugged radiator
Thermostat stuck closed
Bad fan clutch
Burned valves

Will it overheat idling, or just while driving?
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Old 06-03-2020, 01:35 PM   #3
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Location: Eustis FLORIDA
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Year: 1999
Coachwork: Thomas
Chassis: Freighliner FS65
Engine: Cat 3126
Rated Cap: 15
Have you checked the water pump? Is it weeping, and does it have any excess play?
Check your thermostats?

How's your transmission fluid look?
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