Car runs too cool/intermittant autocheck annoyances
pcschulz at comcast.net
Mon Oct 24 14:41:38 EDT 2005
a cold running engine is a BAD thing. You want the engine to get to its
the engine is running rich and you are likely collecting alot of carbon and
water in your exhaust as a result.
btw, you also run the risk of failing emissions
At 02:31 PM 10/24/2005, SuffolkD at aol.com wrote:
>Phil: I'd go one further on the cool running (temp) of the 200 20V.
>My 200 20V runs ultra cool.
>Only when stopped in traffic will the temp get into the normal operating
>I suspect the thermostat is partially open all the time.
>this (theoretically) gets me:
>Lower gas mileage.
>Low boost on occasion like the MFTS symptom. 1.3 / 1.4 bar
>Luke warm heat in the winter.
>I would guess it would lead to engine life longjevidy (sp?) hence the reason
>why I haven't changed mine.
1991 200 20v Q Avant Titan Grey
1991 200 20v Q Avant Indigo Mica
1991 90 20v Q Red
1990 CQ silver (awaiting S2 engine transplant)
1990 CQ red ( to part or not)
Chelmsford Ma, USA
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