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2000 Nissan Altima temperature gauge and heater problem

Car warms up normal with temperature gauge regular position and heater works. Once, I get on the road the temperature gauge drops to cold and the heater does not work. Once I stop and park the car the RPM goes to 2000 and steadly drops to normal and the temperature gauge goes from cold to regular temperature. What seems to be the problem?

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  • mexpapi0069 Jan 29, 2009

    but is the RPM problem link to the broken thermostat?

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    I haven't tried to use the heater since noticed this problem, buy my guage is doing the exact same thing (for my 2000 Altima).

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I have a 2013 acura tl my temperature gauge keeps dropping to cold i have to turn on heat so it could go up what can that be

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    could it be a fuse or thermostat?

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014



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I jus finished changing the thermostate. and yes it is in That was the first thing I thought of.

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Sounds like you need to replace the thermostat.

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