1995 BMW 525i running hot

Tiny
JQUAD88
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  • 1995 BMW 525I
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 185,000 MILES
I have replaced the thermostat and the radiator on my 1995 BMW 525i, but the gauge still runs to the hot temp and say check coolant temp. What is the problem?
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Monday, March 21st, 2011 AT 1:40 AM

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Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Are you overheating? If not check and test the engine coolant temperature sensor-
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Monday, March 21st, 2011 AT 1:46 AM
Tiny
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The temp gauge goes into the red after the car heats up fully. Then I shut it off because the car shows "check coolant temp" on the dash.
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Monday, March 21st, 2011 AT 2:00 AM
Tiny
APOLAKAI
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Curious to know if you got this fixed? If so how and what was the root cause
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Saturday, May 5th, 2012 AT 2:29 AM

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