Thread: Fuel economy
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:59 AM   #21
chrism24
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Originally Posted by jfoj View Post
The real question is what is the coolant temperature?

These thermostats fail open ALL the time and the engine can run too cold, when this happens, fuel economy is the first thing to take a dive.

95C is about typical, maybe slightly higher.

Hidden OBC will answer this question in a single trip.
I'm up snowboarding right now (and obviously I made someone else drive to keep my baby warm and dry at home...) but ill be able to check coolant temp tommorow probably and then ill post back
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