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The electric fan that cools the radiator does not come on unless

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The electric fan that cools the radiator does not come on unless I am in stop and go traffic or driving up a steep hill. Normal driving the temp gauge stays at what I call a normal temp. When i am in stop and go traffic, etc the needle starts goin up to a point that I get concerned. The fan eventually comes on and the temp does not get any hotter and may come down. Normal driving the fan does not come on.
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Buick. The Buick Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: I would like to fix this myself unless it is complicated.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Buick Mechanic should know about your Buick?
Customer: no. My 2002 buick century #.1 L V6 only has 73K miles on it
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  TIM MOHR replied 7 months ago.
Hi, my name is ***** ***** is normal operation, how high does the temp get before the fans come on?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It goes up about 2 marks on my temp. gauge
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  TIM MOHR replied 7 months ago.
are you still here?