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2005 inline 4.2 trailblazer P0128 code. temp is just under 210 and when I'm driving 80-85 mph truck is fine but when i slow down to 70-75 mph starts acting like i just put on cruise control and when you give it gas it's like its choking its shelf out but once I get it to 72-73 mph it has all speed back now I can get right back to 80 mph. The best way I can describe it is its like getting too much gas or not enough gas but dont smell anything

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Our platform gauges are terrible. Watch the real temperature with a scanner. Clean your throttle body also.

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Fix the P0128 code first. Usually a bad thermostat

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PO172 means that an oxygen sensor in bank 1 detected a rich condition (too little oxygen in the exhaust). I would replace the thermostat first. The computer could be injecting too much fuel because it thinks it never gets to operating temperature. That may keep the light off.

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PO128 is coolant thermostat(coolant temperature below thermostat regulating temperature). check the coolant level first. PO 304 is a misfire in the number 4 cylinder. hope this helps if you need more help get back to me, please rate my fix as i strive to be the best Thanks Ray

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I think your on the right track. I don't recall if this vehicle has electric or belt driven cooling fans, but if electric (and it's real cold where you are located), make sure they are shutting down when they should.

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code p 128 refers to coolant thermostat---coolant temp below thermostat regulating temperature ====causes --mechanical fault
you say that you have replaced the thermostat and it is just under 210 F which is 99 c or almost boiling point
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