why does the temperature go up when I am stopped at a red light and then go down as I accelerate?

Asked by Sep 11, 2014 at 09:35 PM about the 1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4 Dr STD AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Radiator was replaced within the last year

4 Answers


Sounds like the clutch on your fan needs replaced. With vehicle turned off grab fan blade and give it a spin. Should only turn just a little then stop. If it freely spins then it needs to be replaced.

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Have you checked the fluid level in the radiator? Always check the level when the engine is cold.


Fan clutch

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possible water pump

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