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Old 12-13-2012, 09:20 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Viktimize View Post
So did bleeding fix this?? My car is doing the exact same thing. Sure doesn't seem like an actual temperature issue. The gauge spikes high right from the blue mark, then as soon as you cycle the key it drops right back down to where it was before the spike.

I have already checked my coolant level and it is perfect. And this problem only started happening since it got cold here(below -20C)
Rebleed with distilled water first.

Its the cheapest, and often the likely culprit.
Here are instructions, I figured I would generate a document to share here:

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