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temperature guage -- hot

For the past few weeks, my temperature gauge will occasionally read hot. The "check gauge" idiot light comes on, and it's all the way up in the HOT zone. I think I usually let off the gas as I look at the gauge. It stays on HOT a second or two, and then falls back to normal.

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EDIT: Oh, it's a 2002 with 140,000 miles
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Bad sensor maybe? Have you checked your coolant levels?
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Bad sensor maybe? Have you checked your coolant levels?
this or you have an air pocket in the system
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DOH! Low on coolant!!!!

I'll take care of that and hopefully that solved my problems!

Thanks guys!
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keep an eye on that. You might either have a leak or could be burning it.
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