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2005 Dodge Magnum Question: My car over heats when i take long rides.

 

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Repairman 77, Potwin, KS, December 22, 2012, 13:03
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A red light comes on my dash and the temp gage dropps to cold. Whrn i stop or idle the car over heats. Ive tried to cut the car on and turn the a on and both fans are coming on.

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    December 22, 2012, 19:10
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    maybe the fan is not turning on early enough

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    Repairman 77, December 22, 2012, 19:15
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    Also when i cut the car off and restart. The light gos off and the temp gage start back working. It only over heats on long tripps.

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    December 23, 2012, 04:43
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    if your fans are working you could have a bad t stat

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