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Old 02-24-2012, 02:47 PM
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Thermostat stuck opened

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Was wondering if you had the part number for the thermostat? and why are they so easiley stucked open.i was running 190-192 all day seems little low...how hard are they to change
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:51 PM
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Your temps are right on the money. When you start seeing 185 in the heat of summer, then start looking to replace.
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:59 PM
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Okay i thought when it hit 189 or 190 is when it was stuck opened oooops
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yep what he said!!!
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:17 PM
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...ditto...

Part number is RT-1169 by the way.
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Yes, they usually fail fully open. Only seen one that stuck partially open.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:20 PM
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