mikemilr at blackfoot.net
Wed Apr 9 10:50:24 EDT 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Link" <BrianL at starsys.com>
> For what ever reason, IMO the thermostats tend to fail on the 20v
> engines more frequently than on the 10v engines. My coupe gt never had
> a problem 170k and I think I changed it once during routine service. My
> 20v failed open (temp gauge never made it to operating temp). I know a
> few other 3B's and AAN's that had the same failures.
I agree here - I go through a thermostat every couple yrs. All of them have
failed open. Easy to tell as *both* oil temp and water temp read low. Bad
MFTS will have only the water temp low with oil temp normal.
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