check engine light is on and cars starts to run hot

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Asked by May 13, 2007 at 11:57 AM about the 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2005 chevy cavalier check engine light came on and the car is starting to run hot but it on runs hot at a stand still.im thing that it could be a fuse because nothing is leaking from anywhere so maybe its the eletric fan fuse but im not sure

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Your car can still overheat if its not moving. Check the coolant fluid level and have the fan checked. This can be a pretty serious problem so it's worth getting it checked out. It's better to pay to have a mechanic now than paying for a new engine later.

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