Radiator Hose Gets Hard As A Rock

Discussion in '1994 - 1995 Specific Tech' started by smilts, May 17, 2013.

  1. Got my car running. Its not running well for some reason. However after about 20 minutes of driving the temp was rising a bit not high or anything, about the R on normal its a 94 GT. But when I check the upper radiator hose is hard a rock and no water flow. I cant figure why whether its the thermostat not opening or what. If anyone has any idea I would appreciate advice.

    Nevermind I let it idle for a bit and the thermostat opened up and started flowing, temp goes down to the O in normal when idleing and the R when driving.
  2. Usually it heats up when it's sitting, and runs cooler when it's moving. It sounds like you have flow restriction in your radiator.

  3. I hope I dont its a new radiator.