Yes, I would suspect a bad T stat if it can't maintain normal temp on the gauge. Either that or your electric fan is running all the time.
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It depends on the setpoint of the thermostat.
I would have to say, change the thermostat in it.
It is either your water pump or your thermostat
Bad water pump, stuck thermostat, clogged radiator, blown head gasket, trapped air in cooling system, defective cooling fan, defective thermal relay, or a combination of these.
Sounds like it could be a bad thermostat - not closing to allow engine to heat to normal operating temperature
I'd be suspicious of the thermostat.
You might need to replace your thermostat.
You may need anew thermostat or the fan has stopped working.
Maybe you shoud check your thermostat.
That would be the thermostat.
Possibly defective thermostat. It sounds like it is opening up a bit with increased pressure caused by higher engine revs - when idling, the pressure decreases and the thermostat valve closes. Just a thought, anyway.
If the temperature gauge is reading below normal operating temp after driving a little while it may be that your thermostat is stuck open. I replaced my thermostat and it fixed mine.
This is probably an indication that your thermostat is stuck open. Go to a radiator shop and ask them to test it.
that depends on the thermostat. but the book calls for 190 degrees. your gage should be + or - 10
sounds like the thermostat is sticking
Thermostat is stuck open Thermostat is stuck open
Low coolant? Stuck Thermostat Cooling fan not working Water pump not working Clogged radiator System airlocked Defective radiator cap
Wouldn't be your thermostat, its going to be the fan motor for your cooling system. Because the wind that hits the motor while driving cools the motor but when you come to a stop and idle there isn't anything to cool the motor
Clogged radiator, bad water pump, defective fan or fan thermal relay.
your thermostat in the cooling system is probably stuck open, you will need to replace your thermostat
There is none, who ever told you that lied. The thermostat is located in front of your driving wheel, on the dash board.
The thermostat is probably stuck in the open position.
Same as the Caravan...