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When i start my car the temp gage goes craze and sometimes the light will go on
1999 Buick Regal

When i start my car the temp gage goes craze and sometimes the light will go on

(1999 Buick Regal)
my car sat for about 6 months and i have started it about once in every two week but it ran out of gas , i had a hard time getting it going but did with the help of o can of engine starter (eather), but now after it starts and after a short time the temp gage will dance back and forth from hot to cold and after a bit more the light will com on and stay on ,but the car is not overheating
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on March 12, 2012
Check your coolant temperature sensor. The sensor may be bad causing the fluctuations in temp. http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/Duralast-Coolant-Temperature-Sensor/1999-Buick-Regal/_/N-jd4aqZ91shd?itemIdentifier=66054_0_18589_
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on March 12, 2012
Check your coolant temperature sensor. The sensor may be bad causing the fluctuations in temp. http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/Duralast-Coolant-Temperature-Sensor/1999-Buick-Regal/_/N-jd4aqZ91shd?itemIdentifier=66054_0_18589_
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