Re: Wayward EA
Bouncing temp gauges do happen, change the thermostat, just make sure to put a 3mm hole in the outer ring part of the thermostat before installing (if it doesnt have one) should solve that issue.
2nd problem does sound like a head gasket thats getting worse, the gasket is probably quite soaked with oil now, and compression is probably going down making it hard to start, or oil has leaked onto at least one plug, pull spark plugs how do they look, do a compression test to see if the head gasket is doing its job (remove all plugs when doing the test) by that I mean is compression leaking out or holding corect in every cylinder, well start with that and see what it shows.
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