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Coolant/Overheating light on! Please Help!

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I was driving my 2002 VW Jetta up a hill, when all of a sudden the coolant/ overheating light came on. I pulled over and opened the hood and there was no smoke or steam coming from it, and when I put my hand over to feel heat, it was not extremely hot, only warm like it would be after driving it. I got to my destination and let it sit for an hour an a half. Before I left, I checked the coolant and according to the maual, everything appeared fine. Please help!!!!!!!

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The thermostat may have stuck, replace it, don't overheat it again or you will blow the head gasket, that is VERY EXPENSIVE TO REPAIR!!

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