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Re: 90 cooling system question........
Hairy green toads from Mars made LEMONHEAD say:
> Just replaced the temperature sensor in my '88 90. Works fine. Another
> question, however, has surfaced.
> OK.....the ambient air temperature around here has been around 0 to 10
> degrees F. Now...I've noticed that my temperature gauge hovers slightly
> above the "C" mark when driving at highway speeds. Around town, The needle
> slightly rises to about 1/3. Is this normal for my car? I would say
> that the thermostat is defective; I'm getting good, toasty heat, however,
> from my heater.
> Any input will be appreciated. ;)
I just replaced the sensors on both of my cars ('89 100Q and
'90 90Q20V), and the same thing happened. Maybe the newer sensors
just read a notch lower? The cars run fine.
On mine (the 100Q), I used to read 2 marks above "C", 3+ in
traffic. Now it reads barely 1 mark above "C", less in cold
weather like today.
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) email@example.com
Digital Equipment Corporation (603)-881-1294
110 Spit Brook Road http://www.zk3.dec.com/~duane
Nashua, NH 03062-2698
Only my cat shares my opinions, and she's pretty warm, especially at night.