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Old 05-30-2011, 05:40 PM
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Engine coolant temps.....Seems high to me

I just did a 500 mile trip hauling my rzr and about another 800lbs of payload (2000lbs total). Truck ran great, but I spent a lot of time watching my ECTs/EOTs on my Edge CTS. My Delta was never more then 11F, and most the time in the 9F range. Today when coming home I was averaging 70-75mph and ym ECTs were 212-216F on the CTS. I had an ID tow tune on when hauling. I had the AC on, and it was about 80F outside. This seemed really hot to me, but maybe that is normal. Do I have anything I should worry about? What does everyone else see in conditions like this?
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I just did a 500 mile trip hauling my rzr and about another 800lbs of payload (2000lbs total). Truck ran great, but I spent a lot of time watching my ECTs/EOTs on my Edge CTS. My Delta was never more then 11F, and most the time in the 9F range. Today when coming home I was averaging 70-75mph and ym ECTs were 212-216F on the CTS. I had an ID tow tune on when hauling. I had the AC on, and it was about 80F outside. This seemed really hot to me, but maybe that is normal. Do I have anything I should worry about? What does everyone else see in conditions like this?
t-stat could be stuck closed or partially. i would start with a t-stat thats damn hot
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t-stat could be stuck closed or partially. i would start with a t-stat thats damn hot
Actually, no it isn't. The thermostat does not fully open until it is in the 220F range. Try the same thing without the tune, it will likely be cooler.
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so 220 is a normal operating temp? my 6.4L ran much cooler....it was almost always 192-196
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No, I wouldn't call it a "normal operating temp."
Towing at 75MPH, tuned, with the AC blasting, and 80F outside are all factors.
The biggest factors are towing and tuned
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220 is a little on the high side, but not dangerous (seems like towing a heavy load would exacerbate the situation however)-Diesel's run more efficiently the hotter they get (to a point). Id change the t-stat and verify the clutch fan works.
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so 220 is a normal operating temp? my 6.4L ran much cooler....it was almost always 192-196
That's Why I thought the t-stat was stuck. My 6.0 runs 190-195.


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220 is a little on the high side, but not dangerous (seems like towing a heavy load would exacerbate the situation however)-Diesel's run more efficiently the hotter they get (to a point). Id change the t-stat and verify the clutch fan works.
how do I verify if the clutch fan is working? What temp T stat should I get?
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how do I verify if the clutch fan is working? What temp T stat should I get?
My fan comes on around 212-214* and the only t/stat to get is one from Ford because if something happen it will mess up in the stuck open pos. with that said your temps are fine the t/stat starts to open at 192.2 and is fully open at 219.2 no dig deal you are good.
O when the fan comes on it will sound like a jet plane.
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My fan comes on around 212-214* and the only t/stat to get is one from Ford because if something happen it will mess up in the stuck open pos. with that said your temps are fine the t/stat starts to open at 192.2 and is fully open at 219.2 no dig deal you are good.
O when the fan comes on it will sound like a jet plane.
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I dont recall hearing the fan but i know it was on cuz when I opened the hood I could feel the air rushing back on the engine.
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