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My gauges show no high temperatures but the motor is very

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My gauges show no high temperatures but the motor is very hot . Not using air conditioning. I've notice that the ignition will turn over but slow to start. If I turn off and then turn on the car will start.
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: The reserve tank shows full with no leaks
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2004 jeep gran cherokee
JA: Are you fixing your Grand Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No - not experience enough.
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Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Chris replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will assist you today. Where is the temperature gauge at when it is warmed up to operating temp? Half way or ??

Chris

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Half way
Expert:  Chris replied 2 months ago.

Half way is ok. That is about 210 to 217 degrees F. That is hot, but not overheating. Today's vehicles are designed to run hot for emission reasons. Not loosing any coolant, then she is not overheating and is perfectly safe to drive.

Chris

Expert:  Chris replied 2 months ago.

Hello, did you receive my last reply?

Chris

Expert:  Chris replied 2 months ago.

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