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The temperature gauge on my 2001 toyota camry is moves up when the car is idling and overheating, when the car is moving it returns to normal. what is the problem?

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It is most likely the cooling fans are not working ,check the fuse ,and the relay for them,also the coolant sensor will cause them not to come on.

Posted on Aug 02, 2010

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  • marty_crosse Aug 02, 2010

    the fans come on when the AC is on

  • marty_crosse Aug 03, 2010

    the fans are working when the AC is on. What is the problem?

  • marty_crosse Aug 03, 2010

    my question was never answered, please credit my credit card back with my $12.99.

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. Aug 09, 2010

    I am so sorry,I do not blame you for being upset,I never got you message,but I would check the coolant level,and make sure they is no air in the cooling system,also,check for leaves,and other debris in the radiator.

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. Aug 09, 2010

    When the vehicle is moving,then the air is cooling the radiator,turn the ac off,and see if the cooling fans are coming on,before the temp gets above normal,if not,replace the coolant sensor,this is what turns the cooling fans on,if the sensor is not working correctly the cooling fans will not turn on,when they turn on,make sure they turn off on there own too,if they do,then the coolant sensor is good,if they do not,then the sensor is bad,but after replacing the sensor,bleed the air from the cooling sensor.

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. Aug 09, 2010

    Again,I am really sorry,I never got the text you where trying to send,I just happen to be cheking all my solutions and seen where you where upset,and I checked to see why,and found your text,I am so sorry for the technical difficulty.

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