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Re: Bad Temp/Oil sensors?

	I think your low oil pressure may be due to the thinner oil in
the crankcase. If you have winter grade 5W30 or 10W30, then with the
recent warm weather in most of the US you may be seeing lower oil
pressure. If you do have thinner oil in the car, I suggest you switch
to 15W50 or 20W50. 

	Most intermittent temp gauge problems are related to the
the temp gauge sender, the infamous "multi-function sensor". I've
had the same problem in my '87 5000 TQ and replacing the sender
solved the problem.

	I wouldn't worry about the radiator fan kicking in at
the stop lights. This is normal. I find it catching my attention
too the first few warm days in spring. Its just that one forgets
the existence of the radiator fan in the winter months. Once the
car is hot enough to turn on the radiator fan, it does take a while
for it to cool down - unless you are driving at highway speeds or
the fan is on the high speed (A/C on). Get the temp sender replaced
and keep an eye on the gauge..

Zafer Mehmood				   AT&T Bell Laboratories
zm@mhcnet.att.com			   Murray Hill, NJ