Steve et al,
The best tool I've found for diagnosing engine temp issues like this is an infrared thermometer:
I have one and use it for many more purposes than I would have expected when I bought it. Automotive uses like diagnosing the problem described here, exhaust manifolds, reading temps of swimming pools, roofs, furnace ducts, deck surfaces, refrigerator/freezers etc. Wouldn't be without one.
Good day to all 300 ites,
Getting ready to drive the F to the spring meet in NY which at this time is probably not going to happen.
put 5000 miles on the car last year- no cooling problems. needle stayed on middle of temp. gauge.
put 800 miles on the car this spring, still no problems.Pulled radiator a month ago and had it tested. It was Ok.
Last week went out for 200 mile run, no problem, next day 100 miles and gauge moved to close to Hot.
took it in to the mechanic Monday, infrared reading showed 190ish. at both hoses
New water pump, thermostat, all new hoses.
Flushed engine 2 times .
Picked up the car yesterday and on the 5 mile drive home temp gauge went to below hot?
rebuilt motor 30 years ago but less then 200 miles on the motor till last year.
thanks in advance for input
300F in Delaware, ohio.
Posted by: "Bob Jasinski" <rpjasin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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