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I had some problems with it overheating, i believed the problem was the thermostat. I have replaced it but still am having problems with it overheating. I was told that there can be problems with this type of cooling system, air getting in the lines and not properly circulating. whats the proper way two fix this problem or are there any other problems i should look for

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Hello clflkeys and thank you for asking your question, on Fixya.

Here is a simple process that will walk you through a few steps that will pinpoint the overheating problem on your 1996 Cadillac DeVille, without even using any tools. It has helped millions of people, and I am certain that it will help you, because I wrote it for people like you. So here is the link to:
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