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Toyota Estima Emina TD the temperature gauge keeps going up

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Toyota Estima Emina TD the temperature gauge keeps going up , even after having a new temp gauge fitted
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
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Expert:  Rob replied 3 years ago.
HI AND WELCOME TO JUST ANSWER.
Does the temp gauge go straight into the red when the ignition is switched on?
regards rob
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No it is once the car is running for a while, but the water level does not drop.


IT HAS OVERHEATED ONCE AND BLOWN THE RADIATOR CAP OFF

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes

Expert:  Rob replied 3 years ago.
Hi.
thanks for your information .
there are two problems here the first is the temperature sender switch is going straight to ground and will need to be replaced
and secondly your thermostat is faulty and stuck in the closed position and again will need to be replaced.
If you need more help on this just reply but be aware that I work and can only reply after 6pm gmt.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi thank you for your suggestion, we have had the thermostat replaced so will now try thesender switch.


 

Expert:  Rob replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thanks for the positive feedback.
I will wait until you have fitted the sender then if you still have an issue please reply.
regards rob
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


will let you know

Expert:  Rob replied 3 years ago.
thanks

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