[200q20v] overheat only in stop and go
malth at umich.edu
Sun Jul 15 23:47:02 EDT 2001
Picked up the 200q20v again after not driving it for awhile, took it to
Boston and all was well until I hit traffic at the 84/90 intersection and
then again outside the tollbooths around the city. In traffic, the car's
water temp would rise to about the 1 bar away from the top of the heat
range and the red thermometer light would go off on the Autocheck. It
never went any higher temp-wise, probably helped by my blasting the heat.
Could this be the rad. fan or the thermo, etc.? How can I determine? The
problem never happens during non-city driving.
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