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Old 04-17-2010, 09:38 PM   #1
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I am new to the forum and jeep world. I just got a 1992 Jeep Wrangler YJ 2.5L. When i was driving home after picking it up all the guages worked good. The drive is about 45 min. About 15 minutes from my house the temperature started to rise i turned on the heat in the jeep and it keep going back in forth. By time I got home and parked the jeep the needle was right above 260. The jeep didn't overheat.

I have searched the forum and read over a couple of items to replace. I have replaced the thermostat and the temp sensor. when I start it up and it starts to get warm the temp guage automatically goes to about 250. I am not sure what to check next.


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Old 04-17-2010, 09:56 PM   #2
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umm that is a little warm. I would check your coolant first. Then from there I am thinking your thermostat is shot and or your water pump is shot.

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are you loosin coolant? flush the radiator and do a pressure test. Also check the fan, if the fan clutch is out it will heat up quick
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