my temp gauge soars up and will not return to normal even though the car has cooled off

Asked by Nov 26, 2016 at 02:58 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Impala

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Does the gauge read normal in the morning? Or is it stuck on high all the time?

72,425

Either the coolant temperature sensor is bad or the wire going to it has a bare spot and is touching something metal (shorted to ground). HTH. -Jim

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