What can I do to help myy 2002 Z24 Cavalier 2.4 L DOHC stay below 190 when I sit idyling at a stop Light

Asked by Jun 09, 2017 at 07:36 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

27,525

have you had the cooling system serviced/flushed out? rad clean fins? you might lower the thermostate 1 step down..anyway 190o is not to hot....also try and add 1 bottle of (watter wetter) to the system....look it up on line...k

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
70,995

195°F to about 210°F is normal operating temperature for this vehicle. Sounds fine to me. You should have a 195°F thermostat in the engine as well. HTH. -Jim

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

  • #1
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    3,050
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,360
  • #3
    mbar1
    Reputation
    1,220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
538 Great Deals out of 35,319 listings starting at $900
Used Chevrolet Malibu
976 Great Deals out of 66,103 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
452 Great Deals out of 30,877 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Corolla
811 Great Deals out of 54,978 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic
784 Great Deals out of 70,341 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Focus
817 Great Deals out of 55,735 listings starting at $800
Used Ford Mustang
593 Great Deals out of 36,395 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Accord
1,031 Great Deals out of 59,784 listings starting at $1,099
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,292 Great Deals out of 169,795 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
955 Great Deals out of 82,111 listings starting at $999
Used Pontiac Sunfire
301 listings starting at $2,100

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.