my car will overheat while in park but once I start driving or if I get on the freeway and get the car to 61mph the overheating goes down but if I stop and get out of the car and leave the car running the temp gauge goes almost to the red zone what can I do to prevent this from happening? desparate to find out.
over heating when car is in park on 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora
by lashandra80 in Las Vegas, NV on May 19, 2009
ANSWER by Russ , May 22, 2009
It sounds like your electric cooling fans are not working or not working correctly. I would recommend to have the cooling system thoroughly check by a qualified technician. Overheating Aurora engines is not a good idea as they are prone to head gasket failures.