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Temperature stays consistant while driving but

My 2006 silverado temperature stays consistant while driving but when sitting in traffic after awhile temp goes up abou 20degrees hotter on gauge before cooling fans kick in about 225 or 230.is there a temp sensor and where.

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That does not seem too abnormal to me. I believe you have a 195 degree F thermostat, so you should probably be a bit cooler than 230 that is for sure. You have got an engine temperature sensor, should be located on cooling port on intake, you have a coolant temperature sensor on rad. Have you put in a new thermostat?

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2010

    Coolant level correct? It is a purge system.

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