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Car runs hot every time driven to 345 degrees and hotter

Car always runs hot and the fans doesn't seem to come on but im not forsure the tempature pegs out to the hottest degree.

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Sounds like your fan relay is not working properly .. check your owners manuel and see where relay is located and replace it .. the fans come on at roughly 200 degrees or less. or they should anyway..

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