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My car did not pass smog because coolant temperature below thermostat setting

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Nov 05, 2010

    did you let it warm up good before the test? If yes, replace thermostat.



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You must have a thermostat installed that done not open to soon. Yours could be stuck open and it is letting the coolant circulate all the time. Your motor might perform better but you wont be able to pass the inspection. Some people remove the thermostat to prevent overheating and if you are not the original owner you might want to check that also.


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