What can I do to help myy 2002 Z24 Cavalier 2.4 L DOHC stay below 190 when I sit idyling at a stop Light

Asked by Jun 09, 2017 at 07:36 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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have you had the cooling system serviced/flushed out? rad clean fins? you might lower the thermostate 1 step down..anyway 190o is not to hot....also try and add 1 bottle of (watter wetter) to the system....look it up on line...k

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195°F to about 210°F is normal operating temperature for this vehicle. Sounds fine to me. You should have a 195°F thermostat in the engine as well. HTH. -Jim

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