2000 silhouette van seems to be running hot or I'm going nuts. Had this van since 2001 and never noticed temp gage go higher than 1/4 mark, now at standstill it goes uo past 3/4 mark but not to red. Per your forum and my Haynes manual did the following. Temp at cold 80* hot 210* Upper hose gets hots hot after 4-5 min. Fans don't come on till 200* then it falls back between 1/4 and 1/2 marks. Fans come on with A/C and it stays at 1/4. Can see coolent moving with cap off. Ck'd temp sensor per book ok. Swapped fan relays. Flushed 3 times an refilled 50/50 mix Dex with bleeders open. No sludge or sweet smell at oil filler. No sign of coolent loss. Does this sound normal and just someting I haven't noticed for 5 years or do I need new glasses
have the same problem?
Friday, December 29th, 2006 AT 8:30 PM