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MY TEMP GAUGE IS REGISTERING HOT WHEN I AM RUNNING MY A/C AND WHEN I TURN OFF THE A/C IT WILL START TO GO DOWN TO THE HALF WAY POINT OR LESS. THIS IS A 2001 MAZDA 626 LX. I HAVE NOT HAD THIS PROBLEM UNTIL THE LAST PART OF JULY 08 AND IT WAS NOT AS BAD UNTIL JUST A WEEK AGO.

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    car over heats when a/c is on and when turned off the temp goes down to half or below and the fans not coming on.

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Had the same problem before. there are certain reasons solutions, just look where it best fits you.

1. check your radiator, maybe lid is loose.
2. check your radiator, maybe it's clogged and needs to be overhauled.
3. check and replace thermostat switch. maybe worn out (most probable cause for this is exactly what happened to me)
switch is found in the engine, it looks like a spark plug.

hope it helps.

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