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My temparature gauge stays on cold and the fans come on, however, I can still drive the car.this is for 2004 malibu

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Get it looked at or you may set a code for the catalytic converter. When an engine stays cold you use more gas and wear out the cat way alot faster. I would hate for you to have to replace a severl hundred dollar cat all because of a inexpensive part like thermostat or bad sensor

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