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I have a 2006 Chev Malibu Maxx. I was on my way to work this morning when I noticed my temperature gage not moving from C. I warmed up my car before I left this morning and used my defroster on my windows and it was blowing hot air. Does this mean that the thermostat is stuck open and if it is, how do I get it to close, or do I need to have a new thermostat replaced?

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  • jaymi_shogre Dec 17, 2008

    no, I do not have a check engine light, as far as I know, my antifreeze is filled and not low.


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Check your coolant temperature sensor, do you have a check engine light.

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  • Jerry Parmanand Dec 17, 2008

    It can be the instrument cluster problem or your coolant sensor because if your thermostat is stuck open your car vents will not blow hot air you need to hook up a scan tool to it. Hope this help.


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