[200q20v] Is my thermostat stuck open?
r at cm183316-a.ftwrth1.tx.home.com
Mon Nov 6 17:25:24 EST 2000
The aircraft engine is air cooled so that is why the oil temp runs hotter. The
oil temp will get
up there when you are stuck in traffic on a hot summer day. Overall everything
Brian.Link at Level3.com wrote:
> It gets off the low peg but does not go much past the second or third mark.
> I have heat, I just get worried that my oil temp doesn't get much past 60 C.
> >From flying airplanes, I was always told to get the oil up to 255 F ~ 123 C.
> to burn off water/contaminates. Does this apply to our cars? Thanks for
> all the advice it sounds like my thermostat is working.
> Brian Link.
> Boulder, CO
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Waterloo [mailto:pwaterloo at compuserve.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 11:28 AM
> To: Link, Brian; 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [200q20v] Is my thermostat stuck open?
> If it doesn't get off the low peg and you have no heat, then it's stuck open
> (like mine last year). If it gets past the low peg, in cold weather it
> usually doesn't get above 1/4 of full scale unless idling....
> It's a PIA to replace!
> Paul Waterloo
> Applied Energy Services
> Phone 708-524-9464
> Fax 708-524-0079
> Voicemail/pager 888-962-7304
> pwaterloo at compuserve.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Brian.Link at Level3.com>
> To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 11:57 AM
> Subject: [200q20v] Is my thermostat stuck open?
> > All,
> > Where does your temp gauge read when doing highway driving when it is
> > degrees F out side.
> > Mine will center up when idling, but when driving it never makes it out of
> > the low side.
> > Brian Link
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