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I noticed my car went in cooling mode, 2010 chevy hhr, I

Customer Question

I noticed my car went in cooling mode
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2010 chevy hhr
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I thought maybe it was low on fluids so I took it for a oil,Change
JA: When was your last oil change?
Customer: 3months ago so I took it yesterday thinking when they changed my oil and topped off all of my fluids it would be fine but as I was during I saw the temperature hand easing back up
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Only that when I got out of the car I heard the fan was on trying to cool the car down it wasn't smoking or anything just noticed the temperature hand and in the dash it was saying cooling mode
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** I will assist

it sounds like your thermostat is stuck open not allowing the engine to heat up to normal operating temperature.

I would have the thermostat changed to the correct temperature and that should allow the engine to return to normal running

Roy

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Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
How do I change the thermostat to correct temperature if it's stuck open on my chevyhhr2010
Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

is it a 2.0 or 2.2

Roy

Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Roy replied 9 months ago.

please dont forget to rate me as it is the only way I get paid for my efforts

Roy