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Overcooling in winter

My car peugeot 207 1.4 8v petrol riches around 50 to 55c for about 10km trip at winter in outside air temp -1c, the question .. is this normal or maybe it is overcooling, thanks.

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IT is an indication that the thermostat is held partially opened and allowing coolant circulation through the radiator resulting to cooler than normal engine operating temperatures . I would have it checked out at a radiator shop as the normal thermostat operating temperature is opening at around 80c and fully opened at 95 c

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