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The Temp on my 1996 1500 suburban never goes past 210 the thermostat has been replaced,should this be a concern?

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210 degrees is perfect for a good vehicle that has no coolant issues. If you want to verify the temp you could use a data scanner to see what the computer is seeing. Or you could use a infrared temp gun to actually read what the temp is at the sensor area. If you did not have a overheating issue or if you did not have an under temp issue before then I would suspect your vehicle has no issues at this time.
The question I would have then would be are you having symptoms that your trying to solve and what are they ??,, if any, Chevy trucks usually run the temp smack in the middle of the gauge.

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  • nobuggs Jun 01, 2010

    The only coolant issues I have are that after I run My truck and park it I come back and see a puddle of coolant under my truck, the coolant comes from the reservoir,as I have to always refill it,my radiator also has to be topped off, I have already replaced the thermostat and water pump



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