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1991 volvo 240dl wants to get hot only at idle

Hi there, first time using this. I have a 1991 volvo 240dl and drives great but when im at idle for about 3-5 mins temp gauge climbs up but it wont reach the red zone but goes almost near it. But when i accelerate temp gauge goes down. Please help with any ideas. Don't want to blow my motor.
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If the car is overheating at idle it is the fan if u have electric fans make sure u can hear them coming on if it has a fan on the engine it would be a clucth fan it is probely slipping replace it check these items first

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