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Overheating When I'm driving up or down a hill the temperature gauge goes past midway. I have the a/c off and turn the fan and the temperature gauge goes past midway. Is this a fan or a belt? Nothing shows as a problem when it checks on the computer. The Catalitic Converter, the radiator, the temperature gauge, and the hoses have been replaced.

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  • dr_zin Dec 03, 2008

    When I say the temperature gauge goes past midway, I should have said the gauge will stay above midway and past 3/4. If the gauge was digital it would be at 75-90 percent and fluxuate.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    I did replace the thermostat. The gauge still rises past midway.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Have you changed the thermostat, has the radiator been pulled to inspect for blocked core passages?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    If it only goes just past half scale on the guage don't worry about it.

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Please replace the thermostat

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