Re: temperature gauge is all the way up 86 240
> Well, yesterday I just needed to drive a short distance from home and
> even though I needed some gas I decided to keep driving, I was very
> tired and did'nt feel like stopping. The fuel guage was almost in the
> red when I got to where I was going,and when I was leaving the car had
> trouble starting. This was about 9am on a hot saturday. I got home and
> slept for a while. I did'nt start it up again until about 7pm, and
> again it would barely start and now the temperature had gone all the
> way up to the red. I finally got the car to start and headed directly
> to the gas station, filled it up and proceeded to drive two cities
> away. The temperature gauge was all the way up the whole time, I
> thought it might go down after driving for awhile, but it did'nt, and I
> could feel that it wasn't at full power when I accelerated. I did make
> it home though saturday evening.
> Tonight sunday, I waited all day til the weather cooled down to try
> again, started up OK, but again temperature guage went all the way up
> immediatly. I test drove it to the gas station, still low power. Filled
> it up, proceeded to drive home. Checked under the hood when I got home
> and it was very hot in there, I could feel it on my face.
> I just had a new radiator installed 2 weeks ago.
> Any Ideas why the temp is so high?
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