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Greetings! Please i observed that my galant 2000 temperature just kept rising above the H level notwithstanding that the two fans are working perfectly and there is sufficient water in the radiator - what could be the problem?

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Your thermostat could be bad. when car is on H put hand on upper radiator hose...if its not hot then you got a bad thermostat or your water pump is not working.

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