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Full of coolant sometimes runs at normal operating temps. Out of the blue trmperature gauge rises dramatically to nearly hot range.any suggestions? possible water pump? faulty
Either thermostat or water pump impeller drive shaft
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Full of coolant sometimes runs at normal operating temps. Out of the blue trmperature gauge rises dramatically to nearly hot range.any suggestions? possible water pump? faulty temperature gauge?
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