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Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion Discussion, thermostat starting to rise in strange way in Cadillac Engine Technical Discussion; I have a 97 sls with like 105k. I have noticed lately (in past 3 months) that the thermostat is ...
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    thermostat starting to rise in strange way

    I have a 97 sls with like 105k.
    I have noticed lately (in past 3 months) that the thermostat is starting to rise.
    I have seen many that rise at stop lights and sitting in idle.
    The strange thing about this is that it seems to get hot while driving.
    When I put it in park, it actually slides down.
    It hasn't gotten in the red yet, but it consostently gets up near 75-80%.
    Has anyone else had this happen?

    P.S., Im in TX and it's usually around 95+ degrees in the afternoon.

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    Re: thermostat starting to rise in strange way

    Have a block test done for exhaust gases in the coolant.

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    Re: thermostat starting to rise in strange way

    lol, not this again.
    i blew the head gaskets in a 96 eldo already.

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