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My 1996 ford windstar temperature gauge shows overheating

Coolant level is fine, heater on will bring the gauge down slightly but air is mostly cold. the engine has not actually overheated the gauge just keeps saying it is, no warning lights have come on. What is the problem?

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Your heater core more than likely needs to be replaced unfortunately. If the engine is heating properly and there are no freeze plugs that have been popped then that is your most likely problem.

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