operating temperature?

David Kase davekase at pdqlocks.com
Wed Dec 6 15:37:46 EST 2006

Someone mentioned these heat sensing tools before and they can be had 
for a reasonable price.  I found them on Ebay for about $30-$30 from 
what I remember.  Good investment for auto maintenance (and some 
interesting fun around the house I suppose).

Dave Kase

Huw Powell wrote:

>>If you can verify temperature via other means to see that the engine
>>is actually getting warm
>I was going to mention this - as always, when a gauge reads oddly, don't 
>just assume it's a bad gauge, verify the information.  Sometimes this 
>can be done by swapping in a known good unit, but there are other ways.
>Most auto ships these days have nifty digital infrared heat sensing 
>tools that could be used to measure head temperature, or probably even 
>the actual coolant temp (at a radiator hose or through an open expansion 
>tank cap).

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