[Biturbos4] timing belt / oil temp
s_malt at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 26 21:50:32 EST 2006
Wow! Mine run (and have always run - even before the
T-belt job) 225F'ish - until I push it a bit (OK, more
than a bit), then 250F is the norm.
Maybe they put in a different t-stat?
2001.5 S4 Sedan
--- Steven Lin <steven at juniper.net> wrote:
> Richard Shiba writes:
> > Heya,
> > I recently had my timing belt, water pump,
> tensioners, etc all replaced.
> > I noticed immediately that the engine oil temp now
> runs alot hotter than
> > it did before. For example in normal highway
> driving, i'd run an oil
> > temp of 180-190 if i didn't push it at all. Now
> i'm almost always
> > right around 200-205. Does that make sense to
> > This is a 2000 S4, with over 90k miles (i know, i
> know, i waited waaay
> > too long to replace it!)...running Mobil1 0w-40
> synth oil...
> I have almost the exact same thing happen to me. My
> thermostat seized
> after 5 years, so I had them replace the timing belt
> while the hood
> was up. My oil temps went up, too, although not as
> much as yours.
> Mine went from something like 200 to 210. 180-190
> seems really low.
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