How to Tell a Bad Thermostat in Car?

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One way to tell a bad thermostat in a car is if the car overheats frequently even if there is water in the radiator.  The motor will also not operate correctly when there is bad thermostat.  The temperature of the engine will also go up and down if the thermostat is bad.  
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Stuck open - no heat from heater, temp gauge hardly moves off of cold. Stuck closed - overheats engine, temp gauge quickly climbs to hot.
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