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Car was overheating now the temp gage does not move off C

I have a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero that my wife drives. She said it was over heating going up to almost hot but when she put the heat on the gage would drop to half way. I checked the fuild levels which were ok. However the heat of the car does not get hot just blows cold air. I checked the car today and now the tepm gage does not get off of the C and it still does not blow warm air. I had to add coolant to it today. and that still did not correct the problem. Is it my head gasket or is it something else?

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Try flushuing the system and replacing the thermostat first, then if the problem persists have a shop do a test for a leaky head gasket, but do the easy cheap stuff 1st, only makes sense to me, how about you?

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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