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Old 01-08-2013, 04:11 PM   #20
WDE46
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Originally Posted by jfoj View Post
Thanks for the link.

I saw your graph as well.

I am starting to think that 95C may be closer to the baseline??

Seems that the springs get weak and he stat start to open a bit earlier than they should. I was playing with some here today.

I think a soft stat will also cause a longer warm up window as well as the stat starts to crack open a bit earlier an allow premature water circulation.
95 is definitely the baseline. I measured my temps about half an hour after putting in the new Tstat and it went right to 95 and stayed there. It hit 96 once for about 10 seconds in traffic. This was on a 60 degree day a few weeks back.
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