Having problems with your 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier ?
Gauge temperature problems going close to red when stuck in traffic
Cooling need replace, dose brake down in time
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Gauge temperature problems going close to red when stuck in traffic
Cooling need replace, dose brake down in time ... 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
Hi: I read your answer to the problem with the 1999 Mercury Mistique temperature gauge. I'm having a similar problem. My temperature gauge is broken in the cold position. And, as far as I can tell, the radiator fans never go on. (The radiator fans are triggered from the same temp sensor as the temp gauge uses.) When I disconnect the sensor when the engine is running, the radiator fans turn on (suggesting hot reading) but the temp gauge is still stuck in the cold position. I've repla
Very correct the ECT is a 2 wire thermistor,when coolant temp increases, the resistance andsignal voltage decrease,If you disconnect the sensor the fan goes on, you just trouble shooted the vehicle cooling fan switch, If anything the signal to the ga ... Mercury Mystique
In 100+ degree temperature, driving in stop-and-go traffic with the air conditioner on, the temp. gauge moves to the red zone. Turning off the air conditioner and turning on the heater brings the gaug
Make sure coolant is full & cooling fan working , no debri in. Radiator ... 2004 Saturn ION
How much does it costs to replace or repair a fan system in my van? My van gets cold when I am driving but the moment I am stopped at a light or in traffic the temperature gauge starts going up closer to the red line to heat and then the cold a/c turns into a sauna. As soon as I start driving again then the temperature gauge goes back to normal and then the a/c gets cold again.
Befor you replace the fan you need to check the thurmastat. Turn on heater and see if cools down the motor. Could also be your heater core going out. this supplys the water through your system to cool. as well as heat. good luck If you do have t ... 2006 Ford Freestar
I have a suzuki grand Problem with the Suzuki Grand Vitara Cars & Trucks i have a suzuki grand vitara 1.6v petrol 2004, yesterday the temperature gauge kept going up to just under the red and then back down to the middle then a few minutes later going back to the under the red and then back down. this has never happened before. i have checked and there are no water leaks. none of the fan belts have snapped but when i start the car up the water does not seem to be pressurising?? could this be
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Getting a strange fluctuation on my temperature gauge. 2004 Kia Sedona. I have replaced the thermostat but problem is still persisting. When running on the hwy, it seems to be stable, but when I start to slow down, it will start creeping up. It will really fluctuate while in town, going all the way up to red, yet I do not get a engine light showing an overheating event. I noticed there are 2 electric fans blowing on my radiator, but only 1 fan is going at any time. Any experts wanna chime
Getting a strange fluctuation on my temperature gauge. 2004 Kia Sedona. I have replaced the thermostat but problem is still persisting. When running on the hwy, it seems to be stable, but when I start to slow down, it will start creeping up. It ... Kia Sedona
I changed the termostat in sunday the car had no problems in monday regular driving from 65 miles with 60 miles average speed .today I had like 100miles and when I got stuck in the traffic the car start overheat , when I am moving the temperature drops to normal and if I stop rises again , the coolant is above normal , the water pump was chenged was year,and the air filter needs change the car is 96 altima with close to 85k miles please advise for the posible problems and how to fix them.
If it overheats while you are sitting in traffic and not moving then you need to check the fans. A quick way to check them is to turn on the a/c and see if the fans kick on. If they dont then you need to check for power and ground at the fans if po ... 1998 Nissan Altima
The car will only start when the stirring colum is all the way up. It will stall out when you try and tilt the steering down to drive. Some times it will not start at all. Another problem is the water pump died. I replaced it no problem. When I tested it after the panel indicator said it was low on water and went into the red. I changed the thermostate. refilled rad bleed out the air. The panel indicator indicates it is still low on water but the temperature gauge is steady and does not go into
Hi,It would seem that you have two (2) concerns:\015\012\015\012starting with steering column down - would indicate a loose connector that is being stretch/forced out. Often this would be the ... Chevrolet Cavalier
I was traveling 5 to 10 miles an hours due to traffic for about 30 minutes. The aircon was on almost at the same time then suddenly, the engine temperature gauge went to red zone, which denote overheating. What's causes the problem and what's the solution to this problem?
When the Ac is put on the radiator fan would be working almost all the time. since you had been idling in the slow traffic there was no enough ventillation for the condenser to maybe shut off the AC and made it work hard. It is important to check if ... 2001 BMW 325
2000 Chevy Impala - Temperature gauge goes into the red quickly. I had cooling fan assembly replaced 2 months ago because car temperature gauge used to go into the red and sometimes stall.
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HI THERE, RE: MY 2005 SUNFIRE.....THE GAS GAUGE IS HAVING MAJOR PROBLEMS ESPECIALLY WHEN IT IS REALLY HOT OR COLD OUTSIDE. THE GAS GAUGE WILL GO THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION INTO THE SPEEDOMETER. NOW IT IS STUCK ON THE DASH AND WILL NOT MOVE. I ALSO HAD PROBLEMS WITH THE SPEEDOMETER GETTING STUCK. IT WAS TELLING ME I WAS DOING 100MPH WHILE I WAS STOPPED. THIS IS EXTREMELY FRUSTRATING BECAUSE I AM NOT ABLE TO TELL HOW MUCH GAS I HAVE IN MY TANK AND HOW FAST I AM GOING. THIS ITEM REALLY NEEDS TO BE RECA
Open your hood and look for the fuse and relay center just above the \015\012battery . open the cover and look for a fuse called IOD usually towards\015\012 the top of the block , they are labeled . Remove the IOD fuse for 20 \015\012seconds and t ... Pontiac Sunfire
P0505 I have a 2000 Grand Cherokee 4.7 liter with a factory towing package (transmission cooler) that was having cooling problems. The gauge is climbing gradually from normal 200F to about 240F and then returning to 200F. Air conditioning was not very cool either. When stuck in traffic temperature would rise and fall back to the normal range. Getting worse over the week and as the weather hit the upper 90s the engine seemed to start laboring like it was not cooling sufficiently and bogging down,
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Temperature gauge goes up closed to red when stuck in trffic
Make sure your electric cooling fan is coming on. ... 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
Antifreeze ts boiling back into reservoir. Possibly not circulating properly. Thermostat problem? Temperature fluctuates with changing load on engine. Approaches the overheating "red zone" with an extended mountain climb.When going down the mountain, temp. gauge drops to below normal operating level. Fluctuation seems odd.
It sounds like a possible head gasket problem,you can get the fluctuation from combustion gases getting pumped into your cooling system and creating gas pockets,i would suggest taking it to a shop and have them do a block test to look for combustion ... 2001 Chevrolet Venture
My 95 Caprice is starting to idle frequently. For ex. I'm at a red light with my foot on the brakes and it feel like it wants to take off and cut off. Another problem is if I'm at a drive thru restaurant and i have to wait for like 5 minutes, the temperature gauge moves quickly towards the hot, but i turn it off when i think its going to reach hot. Please help....but i do think it is my distributor cap and rotor button(i think its button).
\015\012The Idle Problem, sounds Like the MAP sencer\015\012I think It's located On the passinger side\015\012of engine near the distributer. It as a wire\015\012and a vacvmn hose.I''s small About 1'1/2 wide\015\012and 3 ... 1995 Chevrolet Caprice
My L300 versa van gas type model 97 recently suffered from overheating, my radiator already overhauled, when im driving continously i have no problem with my temperature but when traffic comes i have noticed that my gauge is nearly red zone eventhough my airccon is off.
Change the thermostat it may be a duff one, also check fans are working,,,ie switching on? ... 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer
Car runs fine the first15 to 20 miles. Then the engine sounds like it is speeding up and then bogging down over and over. When this happens the temperature gauge will go back and forth from cool to hot (not in the red though.) So far there is no check engine light coming on. All fluid levels have been checked. Another problem with the car is it pops. I've only heard it pop when backing out and turning the car. 1998 Chevy Cavalier Automatic with 92,000 miles. Thank you
HI! The erratic idling can be caused by a faulty MAF (mass air flow) sensor. If the MAF is faulty a very unusual engine performance is noticeable so you will need to have the MAF replaced. Regarding the unusual behavior of the temperature, there are ... 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
Have a 97 buickcentury have replaced water pump thermostat temp cooliant gauge radiator cap head gasket and upper and lower radiator hose. the problem is my temp gauge will go to red but only sometimes does cooliant sprayout of over flow tank no steam. then lite goes off and will move back up to half way at a descent pace but will go back towards red zone but not hit red again a descent amount of time again
I would check the radiator for flow...sounds like it is plugged with something...good luck...lee ... 1997 Buick Century
Replaced broken water pump, replaced thermostat, and the temperature gauge consistently sits just below red once it's warmed up. It never seems to go into the red if I'm idling or taking short trips, but I'm worried that it will if I drive it at all intensely it will overheat. Where should the temperature gauge read on this car? The radiator is new, and it gets hot when it's running. 1987 Subaru GL 4wd wagon, 1.8 L non-turbo.
Hi the temp gauge should sit in the lower quarter of the gauge, it has to be a faulty water temp sensor as anything else would cause it to over heat badly ... 1987 Subaru Gl 4WD
Electric fan My problem is with the electric fan....when I first start driving the Jeep the fan will turn on and off, and the temperature gauge climbs quickly but doesn't go past half. Then as the Jeep warms up more the temperature gauge goes past half and the fan does not turn on at all. Could you help me with this problem.
Or could be the electric fan temperature sensor by the thermostat. usualy 2 wires into a round sensor. that turns on the relay for the fan ... 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Well the problem or if it really is not a problem but my truck starts to pull water from the tank of antifreeze and smells much heated but the temperature gauge does not rise more than half, almost always where the temperature is always maintained that Up to 1 / 4 does not go up more but I worry that start pulling water when the temperature starts to rise please help with this problem
Check the coolant level when the engine is cold as there is a cold level mark on the overflow reservoir. If it has the proper amount of coolant and the temp gage is running at the halfway mark that is normal. If something seems out of whack you may w ... 2003 Dodge Durango
2004 pontiac grand prix over heating in traffic and idling. Also have a temperature code that says running to cool for operation. That lcode has been there for a while changed the temperature sensor and did not change anything still have code. Are there more then one temperature sensor on this car? If so where? Temperature used to never get above the middle red mark on the gauge now goes up to 2 notches below red line if I do not get it moving or shut down. also need to know with ac on where sh
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2004 Pontiac Sunfire-Instrument Panel problems- Gas gauge, Speedometer, Temperature Gauge, Tachometer all go out of wack, reading numbers higher than normal although no technical problems on vehicle and stick in high position without correcting. Other consumers have had similar problems I note and an investigation is underway. No vehicle recall to date. What is the defect and how can it be fixed?
There is a connector on the IPC (Instrument panel cluster) that may be loose or corroded. if you find the IPC connection is ok, then it is most likely the logic board inside the IPC, which will require complete ... Pontiac Sunfire
The temperature gauge does not seem to reach full operating temperature. The thermostat has been replaced but the temperature gauge drops if I am on the level or going downhill. The appointed agent says this is normal but the owner's handbook implies that the pointer should remain constant between the blue and the red segments.
It will drop when going down hill and no load on engine ,this is normal ,think the shunt resistor in the gauge could be playing up where by its allowing the gauge to fluctuate a bit too quick, but the old adage applies here if it works leave well alo ... 2008 Jaguar X Type