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Is it really getting hot, or is the gauge reading a little high? Did you replace the thermostat with the same temp rating? Thermostats of the same rating can vary by 5%. Also, if you had an overheat, it could have fried the temp sensor (sending unit), which could cause the gauge to be way off. The important thing is if the thermostat is opening and closing to regulate the coolant temp. Hope this helps. --Also have your radiator checked for proper air/water flow. This is often last checked or even overlooked. If the car is running cooler on the freeway with AC off but is running hotter in city driving, it's more than likely your radiator has issues. Also, if you require a new radiator, be sure to have the system completely drained/flushed, and refilled with Prestone (or any) GREEN antifreeze, NOT Dex-Cool.

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Q: My 98 Olds Intrigue temp gage is still getting hot I have replaced the water pump - thermostat and fixed the leak in the hose I have also replaced the tensioner belt as well I'm stumped?
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