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Temperature gauge shows hot

The temperature gauge is showing hot when driven after several miles on my 1999 Pontiac Montana. It's had the water pump, intake manifold gasket. belt, and thermostat replaced plus radiator repairs. I'm still having the same problems. If I let the car warm up before driving it, it doesn't have this problem as much. When I reveve up the motor sitting still, the temp gauge goes back down. What kind of gasket does it need? Could it have other problems as well? HELP!!!!! It's driving me crazy!!!

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  • annjessup Jan 06, 2009

    I'm taking it back to the mechanic today. I'll show him your answer. Will a different manifold gasket solve the problem? Thanks for your reply!

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    temperature gauges goes up and down but the car never runs hot

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Head gasket does the overflow bootle have bubbles in it when idleing warm if does most likey rear head gasket.

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