what does engine coolant hot mean and my coolant gauge just stays in low and it also says idle engine low wat could i do to fix these two problems just but the truck and this is happening

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Asked by Mar 11, 2015 at 11:20 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LTZ 4WD

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this car is a 2002 chevy trailblazer ltz
4.2 need help please

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By coolant gauge low do you mean the amount of coolant in your vehicle is low? If so it may say that your engine is getting too hot due to slim to no coolant left in the tanks, which causes your engine to heat too high.

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wat i ment is that my temperature gauge wen i turn on the truck the gauge goes all the way to 260 for alittle while then it goes back to 100 and thats wen idle engine low and engine coolant low and then it suddenly goes to normal temperature and starts working fine wat can it be need help in solving this problem

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The temp gauge problem is nothing to worry about there r two diff thermostat for the trailblazer a low temp and a high temp thermostat. I was curious about it as well i have a 2004 trailblazer does the same thing.

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