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2006 Pontiac Solstice Question: Temp ran up to 210 degrees Put in new 185 thermostat temp still reads 200 why?

 

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2006solstice, Rockford, IL, April 14, 2013, 19:07
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I knew to burp trapped air from motor. What else can be done could it be a bad sensor?

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    ziptie12 April 14, 2013, 19:29
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    Is the cooling fan (radiator) coming on by 215F? If so , what's the problem? Normal operating temp is over 200F. Putting the wrong (to cold) thermostat in will create other problems.

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    2006solstice, April 15, 2013, 17:02
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    the temp. never got that hot beforei did put same temp thermostat [185f] back in .

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13041 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper April 15, 2013, 06:27
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    the computor sensors need 200 deg to function properly thats the design

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