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Old 05-03-2008, 10:16 AM   #9 (permalink)
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OK some people might think this is a dumb question, but I am not much of a car guy - What temperature SHOULD a car be at? And does running it a tad warmer make it more efficient?

I pulled the mechanical radiator fan out of my pickup truck and the temp gauge still always reads just a little below the middle. (That INCLUDES my recent trailer towing too!) If it gets hot this summer, I will turn on the Geo Metro electric fan I installed.

Anyhow, can you clue me in on engine temps?
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