Mechanics

PARK AVE RUNNING HOT

2001 Buick Park Avenue

Engine Cooling problem
2001 Buick Park Avenue 6 cyl Automatic 120000 miles

I have a Park Ave 2001. Temp gauge has shown it running hot in city traffic - one line from red zone. It seems to run at this zone pretty consistently - but doesn't overheat. Today the line inched closer to the red zone - and when I shut it off I could smell the engine.

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CatherineS
June 30, 2009.




Hi
Does it run cool at highway speeds? If yes check to see if cooling fans are comming on.
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Docfixit
Jun 30, 2009.
It runs cooler - but not cool. It goes down one line - but not even to the mid point. Checked the fans - they are working.

Tiny
CatherineS
Jun 30, 2009.
May try new thermostst and system flush. If fans on, no leaks, no debris blocking radiator flow. Then thermo and flush logical step.

Docfixit
Jul 1, 2009.

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