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Unread 10-14-2007, 06:16 PM   #46
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I installed 2 of the "fail safe" and they stuck in the open position. The little teeth caught the edge of the valve. It left the thermo open and never warmed up. It threw a code after 200 miles. Both where brand new. I have a 180 deg. With mods the 195 pinged to bad.

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Unread 04-17-2013, 04:09 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by greasefingers View Post
Mine always ran between 200 & 210, then changed the thermostat (with two different 195 F ones as I was sure the first ran too cold) and it just seems to run much cooler than expected now.[below 182.5F]
Kind of going to revive this thread a little. This is exactly what my temp gauge reads all the time. Get hot air when it's cold (10 degrees out) within 10 minutes...was a desert vehicle and still in 100 degrees outside it still ran like this. During a day of wheeling I had 1 overflow of the coolant.
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