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Have your cooling system thermostat check....

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

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    Riaan de Jager Oct 02, 2010

    i tested it in warm water it is opening at 86degrees

  • Tek Araga Oct 02, 2010

    ic, you can also have your radiator check, sometimes the cooling pins are clogged due to rust....

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