[200q20v] Low oil temperatures!!!

Martin, Gary G MartinGG at aetna.com
Tue Oct 30 00:44:49 EST 2001

Actually, it was 87C thermostat. Took out the 80C. This item was discussed
on the S4 list awhile back, and as far as I could tell, some S4's came with
80's, and some with 87's.   My S4 had an 80C, and I also changed that to


>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Martin, Gary G  
> Sent:	Tuesday, October 30, 2001 12:40 AM
> To:	'200q20v'
> Subject:	RE: [200q20v] Low oil temperatures!!!
> Where does your H2O temp run? When I purchased my Avant, it ran very cool
> also. I changed the thermostat to 90C unit, and oil and water temp now run
> at 90C plus or minus 5C.
> Gary
> 91 200TQA
> 94 UrS4 
> 	 -----Original Message-----
> 	From: 	Richard E. Berlin, Jr. [mailto:rberlin at adelphia.net] 
> 	Sent:	Tuesday, October 30, 2001 12:28 AM
> 	To:	200q20v at Audifans. Com
> 	Subject:	[200q20v] Low oil temperatures!!!
> 	Reading recent threads concerning proper oil temperatures has me
> worried.
> 	In this, my second Avant, I hardly ever get the oil temp gauge
> needle to climb above the 60 degree centigrade level. If these low
> temperatures are going to promote condensation, I need to take some
> action. But what????????BTW, I run Redline 15W50 and get plenty of oil
> pressure. The radiator and afterrun fan also appear to operate just fine.
> 	Any BTDT's??
> 	I almost forgot: I'm pulling the transmission next weekend, (
> replacing it, actually), so I'll keep good notes for the list.
> 	Thanks,
> 	Richard E. Berlin, Jr
> 	'91 200q20v Avant, Indigo/platinum, IA III+
> 	(978) 548-3737
> 	Home:(978) 526-9177
> 	Email: rberlin at feltonberlin.com
> 	(Boston/North )
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