Originally Posted by baja1d
With the cool weather I'd guess a bad sensor as well but a new thermostat & radiator flush isn't going to hurt.... I'm assuming your radiator is topped off, could be a ruptured hose.
Ya topped off and still full. This is the 3.4 swap I just finished in September so the coolant and most of the hoses are new.
Originally Posted by loudbay
If it went down to cool for a while, when you let the motor cool down, wouldn't the sensor be good?
No the engine was off for 15-30 seconds tops.
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