Originally Posted by bdmlilburn
make sure the figure 8 o ring on the aicv isn't smushed and possibly letting air in one of the ports or from one to the other. make sure everything including the intake manifold to head nuts are tightened nicely. could be an air leak. there could also be air in the coolant so make sure to bleed the air correctly.
mine had this problem and there was a small coolant leak in one of the small hoses
hmm i will check out all the coolant hoses tomorrow, thanks a lot! The lights in the gauge cluster have me really stumped, the alternator is also making 14v at idle...