THE TEMP ON THE GAUGE GOES UP

  • Tiny
  • joncon777
  • 2001 Chevrolet Impala
  • 160,000 miles

The temp on the gauge goes up. When stopped at a light. But when I turn on the a/c the temp goes down. Whats the problem? I was told it might be a relay or a fuse but which one is it.I have changed alot but still have problem. HELP!

Friday, December 7th, 2012 AT 6:05 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • JDL
  • Expert
  • 16,290 posts

How hot is it getting in degrees F? Do the cooling fans run without turning ac on? Any applicable trouble codes? Some of the national brand autostores will check codes for free. If you want to check codes, yourself, at the least you need an obd2 code reader.

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Friday, December 7th, 2012 AT 6:37 PM

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