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Old 06-28-2012, 10:21 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Vernl View Post
Three things come to mind...first..its a bad sensor...second, ..your thermostat is opening late which to me seems like it could be ready to stick shut...third and least likely, is that you have an air lock in your system...I say least likely as with airlocks, you wont usually see things go back to normal and you wont usually see it happen time and time again.But have the dealer check it out and let us know what it turns out to be
If its in fact his thermostat (I don't think it is), they are designed to "fail" in the "open" position, so, no cause for alarm, in fact, the first sign you have a bad thermostat, is that your car is running too cold..... (and burning tons of fuel because of it)
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