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Operating temp. of 3.8 liter v-6 engine

What is the normal operating temp. of the 3.8 liter v-6 engine

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Generally it's in the range of 200 -220 degrees F same as the transmission. it can run upto 240 before it startes to brakedown.please rate this

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

  • tonyhultgren Feb 03, 2011

    I live in an area where the temperature is generally between -20F and 30F during the winter. My engine temperature has been running between 180-190F but I have checked the coolant and the radiator level and they are fine. Any ideas?

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