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Temp gauge up and down

Car temp gauge goes up and down, when idling it says its overheating but the vents blow cold air , will go down when I blast the heat after a couple seconds. Also does it driving normally it will just go up untill in the red and stay there, car never actually overheats but im worried it will cause other problems..any ideas?

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  • kelvin Sep 20, 2012

    That could damage the alloy head if you keep to use it. I have a same issue.

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It is IMPORTANT That you Correct This ,as Engine Temp is Important. I Recomend the Coolant Temperture Sensor Be Replaced to Correct this.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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I think that what you seeing is your thermostat working irregular ,I would replace the thermostat,and antifreeze,I hope this helps you And thanks

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My 98 camry has a similar issues , it goes up to half gauge for while then down to quater , then up back to half . it keeps move up and down, is it normal?

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