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Old 6 Days Ago   #1
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Bravo SX 80 Strange Temperature

Hello,
I'm new here so Greetings to all the members!

I own a Bravo SX 80 model 2001. Lately I have the following problem:

when I drive the car in the city, after some time, and when I am slowing down to park the car, the temperature gauge goes up, almost to the red, then comes a little down and up again.

The strange thing is that, when I press the button that closes the window, the temperature gauge goes down.

Another, even more, stranger thing is that when the a/c is on, the temperature stays always in the normal range, just below the center of the gauge.

And at night, when I turn off the lights, the gauge goes back to the middle, when I turn them on, it rises immediately.

These strange things happen...

The car works like a charm, it turns on immediately and it has no problems while I drive it...

Any ideas???
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Re: Bravo SX 80 Strange Temperature

Know problem with the temp gauge.
Strongly slamming on top of the dashboard may fix it for a while.

Or the gearbox ground or some other grounding point is corroding.
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Re: Bravo SX 80 Strange Temperature

Thank you Neverth for your response.
Do you think that this explains why the temperature never goes high when the a/c is on?
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