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Overheatig engine takes a longer time to warm up, then heats up all at once and over the normal level. if traveling at steady and constant speed engine will temp will gradually come down to normal level. also, just about no heat either. thanks.

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Check the easy stuff 1st. Is the radiator cap ok (if equipped, some cars only have a cap on the coolant overflow bottle, no radiator cap). The rad cap can cause problems if it isn't sealing the system or relieving pressure. Next check the thermostat. If it is stuck open the car will take a long time to warm up, and then could overheat. Check out these 2 possibilities 1st, they are common easy fixes that won't break the bank. Let me know what u find and if u need more info. Good Luck!

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