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Final got to drive My unlces ford 9n yesterday, after a month and a half of restoring. When we got it started we drove it around for about 15 minutes and the let it idle for a little bit why we hooked up a 2 bottom breaking plow and when we picked it up and drove around for a bit the tractor started over heating and steam boiled out of the radiator. Do yall have any idea why it might be doing this.
 

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First, are you sure it overheated? If the radiator is overfilled it will push out water from the cap. The 'N' only needs to have the top of the tubes covered when you look into the radiator. If it was not overfilled then watch for flow in the radiator, no flow check the thermostat located in the top radiator hose for function and proper installation.

It could have overheated but the cooling systems are WAY overbuilt on the 'N' and I will bet on the radiator being over filled.
 

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First, are you sure it overheated? If the radiator is overfilled it will push out water from the cap. The 'N' only needs to have the top of the tubes covered when you look into the radiator. If it was not overfilled then watch for flow in the radiator, no flow check the thermostat located in the top radiator hose for function and proper installation.

It could have overheated but the cooling systems are WAY overbuilt on the 'N' and I will bet on the radiator being over filled.
:ditto: :ditto: :ditto: Keep the level low..
 

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Top 3 "Overheating" issues in order of frequency:

Overfilling radiator
Thermostat on backwards
Lean fuel/air mixture

Dan
 
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