When my car engine temp gauge gets up to temp, it will shoot back down to 160..and if i turn off the engine while it is down, it takes a while for it to start again. Does anyone know why?

Asked by Mar 31, 2015 at 02:59 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS 4WD

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Sounds like a bad coolant temp sensor or a bad wiring connection at the coolant temp sensor. HTH. -Jim

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