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Experience:  head tech at Jrs Automotive Sales and Service
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97 deville temp gauge drops to zero and car starts to idle

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97 deville temp gauge drops to zero and car starts to idle iradically momentarily then goes back to normal
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 142000 4.6
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Ive tried nothing, and yes I want to fixit myself
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Brian Barr replied 5 months ago.
Hi there I will try and help with your issue. You would want to use a scan tool that shows live data and when this condition happens what the engine coolant temp on the scan tool to see what the sensor is reading.