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    1. i really hope you guys are right but i still...

      i really hope you guys are right but i still think its something slipping! it happened again tonight but no rain :sly::confused: only for a second though. i was turning onto the highway and noticed...
    2. update -- the past couple days have been sunny...

      update -- the past couple days have been sunny dry and cool. ive had no overheating incidents. im almost 100% convinced it has to do with the rain or water in some way. i did a general google search...
    3. alright well timing belt/water pump/ thermostat...

      alright well timing belt/water pump/ thermostat where ordered. im blessed being that my best friends sisters boyfriend is an audi tech and that whos getting my car soon as it arrives. i'll have all...
    4. yes i did it with the timing belt with the metal...

      yes i did it with the timing belt with the metal impeller. HOWEVER at 189,000 miles im just about due for another tbelt waterpump job. im actually buying the kit tonight. i had suspicion that it...
    5. i just read that it could possibly have something...

      i just read that it could possibly have something to do with the power steering belt... i am getting noise when i turn left from the pump or belt. sounds more like the pump.. anyone have anything...
    6. im just curious if im doing any damage when it...

      im just curious if im doing any damage when it gets hot all the sudden or if its just a false alarm. it has to be considering in less than a minute it has a temp change of about 50 degrees celsius. i...
    7. WELP.. it happened again today.for the past...

      WELP.. it happened again today.for the past couple days every time i drive ive had the climate control setting to 49c just to keep an eye on it. it seemed to be working fine. just running a little...
    8. yea they both seem to be right on the money with...

      yea they both seem to be right on the money with eachother. after driving it a few times with the new one in, it stays at around 80*c. sometimes dips down to mid 70s along with the needle going below...
    9. really? what kind of trouble? it was easy enough...

      really? what kind of trouble? it was easy enough to install so i dont mind doing it again
    10. update-- still not getting a solid 90ish reading...

      update-- still not getting a solid 90ish reading on the climate control. i had it on 49c the whole way home last night and it was pretty much on 73*c the whole way home. it was late so i didnt get...
    11. im doing second timing belt/waterpump/thermostat...

      im doing second timing belt/waterpump/thermostat soon. maybe the thermostat is reading wrong? i have a half hour drive to work soon so we'll see what happens.:o
    12. ok thanks for the vid. went to advanced auto...

      ok thanks for the vid. went to advanced auto parts got the CTS for $9. replaced it in the parking lot and topped off whatever coolant leaked out. on the way home i was still reading as high as 110c-...
    13. thanks. not sure if i understand that last part...

      thanks. not sure if i understand that last part on how to get actual temp. so pretty much it can be a false alarm and the cars fine to drive right? cause on cold mornings like today when i start it...
    14. 225 is reading very hot but i dont think it actually is..

      so the past couple or few weeks while driving my temp gauge would read a notch below dead center. sometimes it creeps up to a notch hot but before long goes back to below dead center or center....
    15. thanks for all your help :beer:

      thanks for all your help :beer:
    16. thanks alot. if anyone can help me out with a...

      thanks alot. if anyone can help me out with a part number or link on the check valve id appreciate it.
    17. thanks alot! sorry if the hissing stops does that...

      thanks alot! sorry if the hissing stops does that mean the BOOSTER is leaking or the valve? im probably gonna buy both anyway. they look like their a pain in the butt though cause theres a split in...
    18. ok thanks. where is this thing? i did google...

      ok thanks. where is this thing? i did google images but couldnt find a good reference

      also i did notice today there was no hissing noise and normal idle at first. after i started driving it crept...
    19. update 10/29 i checked the bulb, the filament was...

      update 10/29 i checked the bulb, the filament was shattered so i replaced and the new bulb flickered once or twice but remained on. hopefully it stays on for the long run
    20. thanks for your response. how do i check the...

      thanks for your response. how do i check the check valve?
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