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When your temp gage goes up while cruising does it means you need to add coolant?

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It means that the temp is running high, This could be caused by low coolant, Thermostat that wont open all the way, or the fan not coming on at the proper time. If you are riding when the temp goes up the fan would be least likely to be your problem.

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