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I noticed my temperature gauge low for longer periods of time in the cold. I just had my radiator replaced about 4 months ago. The coolant level is good and so far no leaks. 1999 Volvo S70.

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Hi, If you had the radiator replaced it would cool the engine more efficiently, so thus it should stay at lower temperatures for a longer period. However it should go up to normal if your thermostat is working properly. If it was removed, you will get poorer performance from your engine with regard to emissions, etc. If the specifications of the thermostat are different and not factory spec. Then that could be the cause. Sometimes auto supply houses have the wrong specification in their databases as to what parts to use. Below is a link to an ebay item that should be the correct spec. It will need a separate gasket. I don't know if this will solve the issue, but it should be the right one.
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That's not a problem as far as its not overheating. and if the radiator is bad or there was a leak then the car will be high not low. and i think your your Thermostat is open all the time that's maybe why the car is always Low on Temperature.

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