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I have a 2007 Pontiac Torrent and Now 'sometimes' my

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I have a 2007 Pontiac Torrent and Now 'sometimes' my temperature gage does not register with engine saying hot even when I just turn the car on and the little fan motor turns on immediately. It never shuts off even running for a while after I shut engine off sometimes. and sometimes I start the car and everything runs normal. Nothing seems to run hot but could you please tell me what's happening. Thank You *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** your check engine light on? Have any parts been replaced? Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The check engine light has been on for three years or about 125000 miles. I have 300000 thousand on this vehicle. I spent money on that once and with in a month engine light came on again
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Based on description and fact check engine light is on it sounds like problem is either thermostat or coolant temp sensor, most likely thermostat. You can have diagnostic code checked at your local parts store for free, if you are getting P0128 then replace thermostat. Let me know how it goes or if you have more questions, thanks.