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Date:         Fri, 21 Nov 2003 07:24:52 -0800
Reply-To:     Mike Miller <mwmiller@CWNET.COM>
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From:         Mike Miller <mwmiller@CWNET.COM>
Subject:      Re: Need advice please....
Comments: To: Dan Haydon <DanHaydon@CORNERSTONESOFTWARE.COM>
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Sometimes the temp shown changes because a ground or another connection in the circuit has changed. Worked that way on mine anyway.


On 11/21/03 7:02 AM, "Dan Haydon" <DanHaydon@CORNERSTONESOFTWARE.COM> wrote:

> Hi there, > > I've posted in the past regarding my 91 GL and how all of the sudden it began > to both heat up quicker than usual and maintain a higher operating temperature > (right above the led light) . So far I've taken it to 2 mechanics and the > problem persists. I've replaced the t-stat, checked the radiator for blockage, > and flushed/bled the coolant system. The fan is working fine too. > > The last mechanic said he checked the coolant reservoir for escaped gases and > did not seem to think that this is the problem. I find that hard to believe > though, since I can't think of any other reason why "all of the sudden" my van > heats up quickly and maintains a higher temp. I'm not leaking coolant and > other than this the motor sounds good... > > My questions are these: Is it plausible that all of the sudden my temp gauge > would start behaving differently to make it look as if I'm running hotter? > and, does anyone else out there with a newer van experience a quick heat-up, > then operate on the high end of the coolant temp sensor? I've heard that maybe > a new expansion cap fixes things of this nature..... > > I am at a loss for what to do and would hate to have to drive the Vanimal off > a cliff....please help!!! > > Dan Haydon > Denver, CO > >

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