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My problem is when my car caught in traffic jams, temperature will increase rapidly...but when the car on went on usual, the temperature will be lower again..i want to know what is the actual problem? thanks

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1 low coolant
2 dirty radiator
3 faulty thermostat
4 faulty electric fan switch or clutch fan
5 faulty water pump
6 incorrect timing
Need to know more to be sure of actual problem.

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OK, if the fan is electric, it may not be going on or there could be a clogged coolant system that needs backflushed to bring it back to original cooling performance.

If the fan is driven by a belt, then the clutch may be slipping too much.

If it's an electrical problem, then replacing the relay, coolant temperature sensor, wiring harness connections, or the fans motor(s) themselves may be the solution.

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