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04 Saturn Vue temperature...
04 Saturn Vue temperature gauge says in the middle but the overheating light comes on and shut off the engine after a few hours of freeway driving vehicle does not seem hot v6
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Saturn Mechanic: FIXITMAN, Master Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, my name is***** you for the question. Is it the light by the temperature gauge that is coming on? Does it typically only come on after driving for a while? Have you checked the coolant level?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
He says its full the gauge never shows hot it never sreems or boils over the light comes on then it shuts off they let it cool off and start it up and drive again
Saturn Mechanic: FIXITMAN, Master Technician replied 2 years ago

Does the check engine light come on?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No just over heating light
Saturn Mechanic: FIXITMAN, Master Technician replied 2 years ago

Thank you. Most of the time this is either caused by a short in the wiring to the computer or a problem with the computer itself. You need to use a computer scan tool to see what temperature the computer is seeing. If it is not the same temperature then there may be a sensor or wiring problem. Is this something that you plan on fixing yourself?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok I will check it out
Saturn Mechanic: FIXITMAN, Master Technician replied 2 years ago

Let me know what you find and we can continue from there if needed.

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