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Temperature gauge when ignition switched on temperature gauge goes to hot although engine cold

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    My car has trouble starting when the temp outside is hot. The temp gauge will go to halfway approx. 1-2 min after starting to drive. I believe it's the thermostat? any ideas?

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Well let's see....You did not say the temp of the heat changed inside your car... if it does NOT ...I say the gauge is messed up....

A thermostat usually sticks open or closed.. if it is broke.

If it is defective the car will start getting hotter under a load going uphill or....when the a/c is running it will not put out cool air while sitting still at a stoplight or heavy traffic..

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