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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora Question: over heating when car is in park

 

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lashandra80, Las Vegas, NV, May 19, 2009, 18:05
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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.

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    Russ May 22, 2009, 09:04
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    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.

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