Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 16:10:24 -0700
Reply-To: Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@Q.COM>
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From: Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@Q.COM>
Subject: Re: Engine running COLD
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When vigorously cleaning the pins, be sure to do it gently, as the plastic
tends to be a bit brittle.
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|Sent: Monday, February 21, 2011 3:35 PM
|Subject: Re: Engine running COLD
|At 12:40 AM 2/21/2011, Gregg Carlen wrote:
|>Sitting at idle for awhile, the needle will rise to the top side of
|>the temp light. I turned on the radiator fan and it cooled right
|>back to the center. Still have a problem with the temp warning
|>flashing during startup and continuing for 10+ minutes. Possibly a
|>bad temp sending unit?
|Nope. Bad gauge. To make certain, pull the 42/43 relay on the relay
|panel. If as I firmly expect the symptom continues you have a bad
|cap inside the gauge which you can fix or I can. Pmail me.
|If the symptom goes away when you pull the relay, pull the level
|sender from the pressure bottle and clean the pins vigorously with
|Scotch-Brite then report results. While you're back there looking at
|the pressure bottle, inspect closely for impending cracks. I'll have
|a couple pictures up shortly.
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