Car temperature gage jump up but not overheat

Mohd Farhan Abd Razak

Asked by Apr 27, 2016 at 09:33 PM about the 2005 Pontiac Aztek AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a question regarding my car temp gage. I
noticed that the gage jump up more than half
(which its usually be) but never cross the red zone
(overheat). Any ideas what problem is that?

4 Answers


check the thermostat it might be bad i had to replace mine because it wouldnt let the coolant cycle through properly

Mohd Farhan Abd Razak

Oh. How much does it cost for thermostat replacement?


the one for my truck was like $15 but they run different prices depending on car


Plus coolant replacement & labor.

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