My 84 Subaru gl starts to run hot at idol, could the cooling fan be causing this


Asked by Jul 26, 2011 at 03:32 PM about the 1984 Subaru GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When i am idling the temp gauge shoots way up, but after I've been driving for a minute it
starts to cool back down.  Is this possibly the cooling fan

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I had a simular problem with my falcon pull the radiator out and give it a wash out ( the 2 outer sides ) not a flush or it could be blocked or you could look at the thermostat

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