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i turn my car on and a min later the fans kick on and then the engine light comes on and it runs ruff ... so what im thinking is the thermostate is stuck open and its making the engine to cold and it doesnt get to opp temp ....also when im driving for a little longer the light goes out and the car runs good so im thinking that it gets up to temp after awhile ... your thoughts
 

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Too vague, too many possibilities. Before people start telling you its this or that, have someone plug in a scanner and look up the code/s and or the history of the codes triggered and go from there.
 

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How many miles does it take to get up to temp? Or how long once you start driving it?

Thermostat stuck open would cause the engine to take a while to get warm depending on out side ambient temperature.

The fans kicking on with in one minute of starting the engine is not due to an open thermostat, it is a different problem.
 

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In that case the thermostat is fine. Sounds like there is a sensor issue instead.
 

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Coolant temp sensor on the front of the WP.?
 
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