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Thermostat sticking problems

I have a 1996 dodge eagle and the thermostat will stick every once in a while and the car will over heat. do I need to replace it or is it catching on the slide. Also is there another type of thermostat i can buy beside dodge brand I would have better luck with.

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You need to replace it and ask for what they recommend when you go buy the new onw. otherwise you are going to ruin your motor

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