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6 months ago i had my Rear Intake gasket replaced after I found Water in my Oil. a week ago i had the radiator flushed and Thermostat replaced. Before any of this occured my Buick would run at aproximatley 195-200 degrees(about one knotch before half on stock gauge) After all the repairs, the guage runs at apox. 3/4 of the gauge. Worried it may be heating up to the point of over heating, but have not actually got the car to overheat, or even have the temp light come on. Is the gauge not ready true? All tests and signs point to that the cooling system is working. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time

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  • boulvhine55 Sep 17, 2008

    Yes. The thermostat was replaced. Service tech stated that my buick only had one size to fit Therostat housing and it was a 195degree.

  • chouston May 11, 2010

    Did they replace the thermostat with the same temperature range part as what was removed? It could be you are running a hotter thermostat which would cause the coolant to stay at a constant, higher temp.



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Is your cooling fans working with out the defroster or ac on

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