I have a 2000 Buick contour , the add coolant light stats on, there's coolant in radiator, someone said it could be sensor? Now how do I know if it could be thermostate or sensor?

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Asked by Nov 04, 2014 at 07:43 AM about the 2000 Buick Century

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I drive my car and turn on my
heat, the temp gauge goes up to near
red, but when I shut it off gauge goes
back down?

1 Answer

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Check to see if the radiator fans work with the a/c on. If they don't, replace the temperature sensor. Also replace the coolant level sensor.

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