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You said that the service station didn't mention having to top up the coolant, but I'd start by checking the coolant level yourself. The coolant overflow bottle should be prominent in the engine compartment, and the min/max levels should be well marked. If the coolant level is good, perhaps you have a failing thermostat. This could result in higher than ...
I can report that on my car, with 185 degree 'stat that the fans are supposed to come on at 200 (per the manual). When they actually come on varies from 200-210... Not sure why that is, the fan relay is ECU controlled and the gauge and ECU directly samples the temperature... :-)
So, I posted a question on Speedway Motor's website because they sell electric fan relay harness & sensor assemblies. I asked: My truck has a 170° Thermostat. Does that mean I should get the kit that turns the fan (ON @ 185°)/(OFF @ 165°) or the kit that turns the fan (ON @ 195°)/(OFF @ 175°)? The answer by Jason was: Part number 91064028 ...
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