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2001 CHEVY VENTURE TEMP GUAGE KEEPS GOING UP AND DOWN, THE FANS ARE WORKING AND I FLUSHED THE SYSTEM AND THE COOLANT IS CIRCULATING. COULD IT BE A RADIATOR CAP OR COOLANT SENSOR? ANY THOUGHTS

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There is a very common problem with all GM cars and trucks ,and that is the intake manifold gasket leaks. have the motor pressure tested. here is a picture of a bad intakr gasket I did last week 2001 CHEVY VENTURE TEMP GUAGE KEEPS GOING UP AND D - 1_3_2013_9_44_07_pm.jpg

Posted on Jan 03, 2013

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SOURCE: 2000 chevy venture cooling fans not working issue

The PCM may be defective.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 Chevy Venture Cooling Fans always running on high

either the temp sensor is bad but, it sounds like the fan relay is stuck.
replace the relay its in the fuse box.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: My 2001 chevy venture van

Make sure you have gotten all the air out of the system by running the car with the cap off for a bit.. also make sure the radiator overflow if at proper level.. next look at your radiator and see if it is plugged up with trash bugs what ever this will slow your cooling big time.. also look between your radiator and your air condition condensor and make sure its clean also there can be trash in there causing it to heat .. also check belts make sure they are tight.. really sounds like you started with air in system and system might be air locked needing to run a bit with cap off when cool. dont take cap off when hot ... make sure over flow is full also... thanks and holler if you need more. Jerry

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Chevy cavalier temp guage stopped working on instrument panel

if the wiring is good and there are no blown fuses, likely the gauge itself will have to be replaced

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: 1994 Chevy Silverado temperature guage shows hot

Flushing the radiator, replacing the radiator cap, adding new coolant, replacing the sensors and a new thermostat solved the problem. Probably didn't need to do all of these things - but since we just purchased the truck, and given the fact that is probably hadn't been done in a while, we chose to do all of these things (which really didn't cost a whole lot), it's running like a charm now.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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Is the vehicle really over heating would be the first thing to address . If this vehicle was brought to the chevy dealership I work at , hooking up the factory scan tool to see what the PCM - engine computer is seeing for coolant temp . Too see if the cooling fans work , too see what temp info . the PCM is sending to the instrument cluster . I know GM had stepper motor problems in the instrument cluster . The step motor is what makes the temp , fuel , speedo , tach , gauges needles move . Just replaced a cluster in a 2005 chevy cavalier , temp. gauge goes full hot after just starting the vehicle . The cooling fans should kick on at around 223 degress , do the cooling fans come on ? Given the amount of electronics on these vehicles , it maybe best to take it to a qualified repair shop . That knows how to test these systems . Without testing I would only be guessing as to what could be wrong , Unless your prepaired to replace a bunch of parts , because your going to get a lot of different cause's from on here . Testing is the proper way to finding the problem . If you don't have a scan tool to view engine sensor data parameters , temp sensor. At harbor freight they sell a Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer With Laser Targeting. This will show what the temp is .
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