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My teapature gauge go's up to 250 degrees when driving then…

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My teapature gauge go's...

My teapature gauge go's up to 250 degrees when driving then gos back to 210 when i stop at a light or for a few minetues then gos back up when i start driving again??

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Stop vlights on roadway

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2004 chevy pickup truck a chevy silverodo

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I replaced the upper heat hose clases it was clapese when i stoped to check engine

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Chevy Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago
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Chevy Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

Hello there,

How long has it been like this?

Check the radiator for blocked fins in the core, and between the ac condenser and the radiator.

How old is the coolant?

Have you checked coolant AND engine oil levels?

New engine soon if you can't sort this.

Gary

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Chevy Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

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