i have a 07 chevy malibu lt and it has a 2.2 ecotec the temp sensor reads then it drops to cold like its not reading i raised the hood and the coolant hose on the left side of the car when looking

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Asked by Oct 26, 2012 at 07:13 PM about the 2007 Chevrolet Malibu LT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

under the hood is operating temp the other hose is cold the fans are on no heat coming from them any segestions

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Jason Zane
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change the coolant thermostat.. it should not run cold. cold running wrecks the catalytic converter.

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