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Old 10-05-2008, 04:15 AM   #1
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Unhappy Temp gauge goes to bad zone

after a few minutes of hard acceleration and spirited driving my temperature gauge goes all the way to the right and stays there. I proceeded to turn on the heater on full to dissipate some of the heat but no hot air is coming out of the vents (WTF?) It's 3:30 in the morning so I'll drive my car again when I wake up. Any ideas? I opened the hood and there were no signs of overheating.
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Old 10-05-2008, 05:29 AM   #2
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was it blowing out cold air from the vents? If it was then you could have air bubbles in the cooling system.
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Old 10-05-2008, 08:32 AM   #3
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sounds like you just need to bleed you system
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Old 10-05-2008, 06:27 PM   #4
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thanks. Drove the car under normal conditions today and temp was at normal position and heater was working normally as well. Weird.
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Old 10-07-2008, 10:50 PM   #5
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Make sure you bleed it...these things don't fix themselves.
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Old 10-08-2008, 10:19 PM   #6
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hey guys replaced thermostat but continued to overheat. Waterpump was then changed and car is running normal now (cracked) Problem solved!
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:59 AM   #7
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Waterpump was gonna be my first guess...good thing it happened before it hit -40..lol
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