just had a serpentinie belt replaced. On way home the car overheated and gage went to HOT. Stop, drive slow, it goes down a little but eventually goes up again. No prob until belt replaced..

Asked by Jun 21, 2017 at 02:54 PM about the 2004 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just replaced the serpentine belt.  On way home car overheated, the gage just went up suddenly.  Stopped, started slowly and it gradually goes up again in less than a mile. What can cause this?  Car had never overheated in 12 years!

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With the engine off check the serpentine belt to make sure it is not loose.

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