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I have an s type jaguar 2000 gas conversion the temprature keeps rising intermittently and then going down again and the fan runs on for about 5mins.quite loudly after I stop the car. any ideas?

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  • tommasheder Sep 14, 2010

    is there an easy way to check if the thermostat is working

  • tommasheder Sep 15, 2010

    This solution confirmed my own thoughts on the matter and yes it was very helpful thank you very much.

    Tom

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Check and make sure the cooling system is full and u have no leaks, look for yellow slimy fluid under the car after it is parked overnight, this temperature swing is the symptom of one of two things, low coolant level due to a leak or a leaking cylinder head gasket, have the system tested by a shop for engine combustion gases in the cooling system, also make sure the thermostat is working correctly

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    yadayada Sep 15, 2010

    1st make sure the system is full of coolant, the Tstat is tested for proper operation with a special tool that reads engine temp from the computer engine coolant temperature sensor, so there is no easy way to check the Tstat without a scanner.

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