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1982-1994 Chevy Cavaliers
1995-2005 Chevy Cavaliers

Why would the temperature gauge continue to elevate after adding coolant and after changing the thermostat in a 1998 Chevy Cavalier?

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2015-07-17 17:55:29
2015-07-17 17:55:29

Check the cooling fans for proper operation. If ok, check the rad for being cloggeed.

as stated it sounds like you may have some blockage in your cooling system.You should have it flushed out properly and have it refilled.If your car has over 70,000km on it and it has not been done then you are due for it anyway.

Make sure you bleed the air out of it as well. Trapped air can cause the coolant to not circulate.

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