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The engine temperature is going up to 3/4 when the engine is running whilst stationary

The head got fixed & pressure tested , fixed it with a new oval set , new head bolts, injectors got serviced .

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First get a diagnostic test carried out to check that the temp guage is reading correctly temperature.
Ensure that when head was repaired the thetmostat housing, radiator and generally all the cooling system was flushed out prior to adding fresh coolant. I would always replace the thermostat too.. Obviously the cooling system must be fulky bled of any possible air locks and then it needs to be tested that the electric fan(if it has electric fan), comes on at the correct time.
If the car runs ok when driving but sits high at idle it may well be a partiall blocked radiator or even a water pump (although again i would have thought that would have been replaced too).
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