I have checked thermostat-was ok
Back flushed rad. was clear
Checked pipe work- all appears to be clear
Checked electric pump and is working fine
Checked for steam & water in exaust -none
Looked for oil in water-none
Looked for white gunk inside oil filler cap-none
The engine warms up as normal on tickover.
Once the car is driven the temp rises rappidly and starts to boil, the rad hoses are all hot & under presure and the expansion tank starts to emit steam and the water level inside it drops. Strangely the rad is only just warm all over. I am suspecting the pump but it is not leaking or squealing and has no play in the bearing. I have also checked for air locks and the heater blows cold and does not heat up. Any ideas please, i'm pulling my hair out even though i'm bald lol
My car has a manual transmission.
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