[Biturbos4] timing belt / oil temp
rich at anim.dreamworks.com
Thu Jan 26 23:02:17 EST 2006
Yeah, i have noticed that my temps were cooler than what
people have generally posted here actually. I've got a digital
oil temp gauge that works off of a sensor in the pan plug.
Driving home (all freeway) going a constant 75 or 80, i would
routinely drop below 180 deg...
On Thu, 26 Jan 2006, Single Malt wrote:
> 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:
>>> 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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