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I've taken her to the shop twice in the past 2

I have a 1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic. I've taken her to the shop twice in the past 2 weeks and they say nothing's wrong. The temperature meter stays too far to the right, almost to the orange "hot" spot. What could be wrong? I even looked under the hood myself last night and the engine was so hot that I couldn't touch it, but the tank that holds the engine coolant was, so I check that this morning and there's about 2 inches of fluid in there. Yes, I'm a girl.

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Could be one of the cooling fans. Turn your A/C on while hot and check to see if both cooling fans fans are running.

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It could be that the thermostat is not opening to alow flued to cerculate through the whole coling system, when u start the car the thermostate stay's closed to healp it warm up faster, it open's mecanicly at a pre set temputure, if it doesent open the water pump can't cerculate the collant and the engin will run hot but might not over heat untill pushed hard while pulling a hill or a full load of friend's, it's normaly a cheap thing to replace, and the shop shoulden't charge more than a couple hour's labore on that car to do the repair! hope this healp's

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