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Over heating when car is in park

(1997 Oldsmobile Aurora)
in Las Vegas, NV on May 19, 2009
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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on 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.
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