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).
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
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