Re: 88TB Coolant Question
"MasterBlaster" <Nobody's.Home@My.Place> wrote in message
> "Brian Arnett" wrote
>> Just had my radiator replaced on my daily driver car. Now the temp
>> gauge is running right of center. Not extreme, but not like before the
>> change of the radiator. Radiator shop stated they flushed the system,
>> (I wasn't present), then added new coolant. I did return to the shop and
>> a laser gun with digital readings pointed at all hoses, shows no over
>> They said it was probably the guage went bad. I have a hard time with
>> one, although its possible. First thing I think of for me to do is drain
>> and add my own. Second new thermostat. Third possible sending unit.
> Was the radiator leaking before? Did it hold pressure before the change?
> When my pump was leaking, I had the rad cap temporarily wired so the
> system wouldn't build pressure and blow all the fluid out in the first
> and the gauge read lower than normal. Once the pump was fixed and the
> cap un-wired to allow normal pressure, the gauge read higher.
Oh, yeah definitely leaking, right along the top where you could see the
coolant squirting out..... Of course dry as a bone, with the new radiator;
I'm just confused over the temp gauge reading too hot....
Looks like a weekend fix.....