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post #1 of 4 Old 07-27-2013, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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what temperture does your yj run?

I changed thermostat in my yj to 190deg. but it run 160deg. How can I
get it to run warmer?

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-27-2013, 09:49 PM
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Yeah a couple things temp sensor and gauge may be the issue. Depends on year and engine but see if you have an issue with either.

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post #3 of 4 Old 07-27-2013, 09:53 PM
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I changed thermostat in my yj to 190deg. but it run 160deg. How can I
get it to run warmer?
Change the temperature gauge sender at the back, driver side of the head. Mine ran perfectly, but the gauge only read 1/4 of the sweep. I changed the sender and it runs right at 210* on the gauge.

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post #4 of 4 Old 07-28-2013, 07:05 AM
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I run between 195 and 210. I prefer closer to 210.

Do as UltimatE said and change the temp sensor on the head. Are you sure you didn't put a 160 thermostat in by accident (store gave you the wrong one)? The temp is stamped on the bottom of it.

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