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temp gauge query

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by crazstaat, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. crazstaat

    crazstaat New Member

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    hey i have just bought a l67 statesman
    the temp gauge usually sits on the 1/3 mark but today i was in the maccas drivethrough and was sittin on about half way just idilin waitin in line
    is this normal
     
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    yeah it is cause sitting still there is no air passing through the radiator to cool engine down. Did the thermo fans kick in?
     
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    yea thermo fans and everything kicked in just noticed it and got a bit scared lol
     
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    try replacing your thermostat not to expensive and might fix your problem about $20 from supercheap
     
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    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    Big job replacing your thermostat

    Big job replacing your thermostat on supercharged motors:bang:-
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    My S/C Stato sits on 1/4 and will get up to 1/2 in heavy traffic or hot days before the thermo's kick in but never goes over half!
    Your safe:thumbsup:
     
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    GAMBLR More trouble than u think

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    the VS gauges are very active in comparison to other models. have a look at the fuel gauge next time you put your foot down ;) quite amusing
    as stated above, provided bthe car doesn't go over halfway when idling for a short period, it should be ok. maccas is murder on mine :( mine will creep up even higher than half, still haven't diagnosed the problem...
    urs sounds all good tho mate
     

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