TEMP LIGHT COMES ON WHEN I START HE CAR AND THEN...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1992 Buick Regal
  • 160,000 miles

Temp light comes on when I start he car and then goes on and off, but doesent run hot. This only started when I replaced the battery, and the battery keeps draining down. The alternator is charging.

Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 7:40 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Why did you replace the battery? Was it for draining as well?

The temp light will come on in the start position as a bulb check. It should be out when running

Roy

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 7:48 PM
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  • freemba
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Is the "Service engine soon" light on?
If so does it have a TPS code?

Here's how to check for the code yourself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8nZpQyoRh4

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 7:56 PM

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