Q: Engine coolant temperature problem

asked by on

There is a problem with the engine coolant temperature in my van. I already replaced the gaskets and the thermometer. I also repaired a hole in the line. The coolant temperature gauge is still close to the top line. Also, the dashboard warning lights often would come on flashing. What should I do?

You may have a persistent overheating issue due to a clogged radiator, blown head gasket, worn out water pump, etc. This should be checked out by a professional mechanic immediately to avoid being stranded or causing further damage. A professional, like one from YourMechanic, can determine the source of the problem and make needed repairs.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Engine coolant temperature problem

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Gasket and valve cover replacement Infiniti M35 2006.

Billing question was sent to CS for the cost of replacing the valve cover gaskets on a 2006 Infiniti M35 with a V6-3.5L engine.

Q: Service light on, high temperature, heat off

The only way to gain insight as to what happened it to retrieve the diagnostic trouble codes associated with the Check Engine Light. Even if the Check Engine Light is not on anymore, you may be able to retrieve history...

Q: Key stuck in ignition and won't turn.

If it is an automatic then you need to turn the car on and put it in gear and then back in park and see if that frees up the switch. Also turn the steering wheel to the left while...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.