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Old 15 Aug 2010, 08:20 am
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Where is the overheating gauge suppose to be at? In the middle? I know this sounds like a dumb question.
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Old 15 Aug 2010, 09:11 am
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The temp gauge is in the left pod right Gauge. Should sit near or just below middle once car is warmed up.
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Old 15 Aug 2010, 02:31 pm
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Mine will sit just below the middle

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Old 15 Aug 2010, 06:06 pm
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Mine stays a hair below the middle also.
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Old 16 Aug 2010, 04:33 am
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Mine ius usually a hair below the middle but sometimes it is exactly in the middle.
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Old 17 Aug 2010, 02:21 am
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The answer varies depending on driving conditions. Under normal operating conditions, it should be right about in the middle.

If, however, you use your car in extreme operating conditions (excessive idling w/ ac on in triple digit heat, for example) it's acceptable for the gauge to read just above the middle mark. Mind you, that's "just" above the mark. If it's more than 1/8th of the way above the mark, the car is running hotter than it should.
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