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Temp gauge will peg, 2 minutes after getting to normal operating

I had a small leak in the coolant line, rear passenger side and I have replaced the line only to have the temp gauge go nuts on me. I have replaced the thermostat, gasket and topped off with coolant, but still am running hot.

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  • bigddy357 Sep 06, 2009

    Thanks for your help, but I thought that if you had a cracked head or bad head gasket that there would be oil and anti-freeze mixed and visible? The expansion tank and radiator both have bright green anti-freeze present. Please advise...

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I know you dont want to hear this but sounds like you have a bad head gasket or a cracked head,you can check it with a clear bottle unhook your overflow line in put it in the bottle with water in it,if you have bubbles in the bottle you are getting compression in coolant,Hope this help you

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Testimonial: "wilsodfarm was very helpful. After his post, I checked like he said to do and found that; the anti-freeze was still good and did not have any bubbles."

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