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Engine Coolant Hot

My 2004 Avalanche says Engine Coolant Hot on the Dash, does not appear to be leaking coolant? How would the coolant be so hot, could it just be low?

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Could also be the thermostat not letting the coolant circulate.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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It could be low, it could be not circulating due to a faulty coolant pump, it could be a bad pressure cap, it could be a head gasket allowing coolant into the combustion or oil chambers, it could be a bad temperature sensor. If you have an analog gauge at the instrument cluster does it aso indicate hot/

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    The engine temp gauge is on low

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