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February 13, 2013, 3:25 pm

Elmer C
 

Question: car temp neddle going to the hot !

i change my water pump and my engine coolant sendor and the after that my temp needle was goin up and down so i decide to chage the engine coolant temp gauge sendor and nw the temp neddle is goes all the way to hot and my container where u fill up with antifreeze it bubbles like boiling water


February 16, 2013, 3:21 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like the engine is overheating. Possibly a plugged radiator, sticky thermostat or defective fan. You need your cooling system checked for proper operation before you go any further.
With the bubbles, it is possible you may have a cracked head or damaged head gasket as well, but it needs to be checked to be sure.


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