It could in on a cold day your car will use more gas to air (rich) because the cold air will support more gas! Your car will run like a dream if it is set up right on these days in computer cars a easy cheat for more preforance is to put ice on the intake so your computer thinks it is cold you will see guys at the drag race track doing this as fas as on thernost I would guess maybe it is the problem and a cheap way to try to fix is put one in what can it hurt but being a 86 it is probley a oxygen sensor that is at fault
Your KIA is either low on anti freeze or the thermostat is stuck and your engine is not operating at the correct temperature.
The purpose of a thermostat on a running heat pump is to be able to determine the temperature the pump is operating at. This is used for regulating the heats needed.
between 195 and 220 for a stock thermostat
Defective thermostat? not closing allowing engine to achieve normal operating temperature?
I have a 2001 Dodge 3500 that was not getting up to operating temperature. I changed the thermostat and that fixed it. I guess the thermostat was stuck open.
This sounds like your engine warning system is trying to alert you to a cooling problem. Overly high running temperatures are deadly to an outboard, and can lead to very expensive repair costs. Check to see that the thermostat is operating properly, and that the engine is running in an acceptable heat range.
The thermostat opens and closes to keep the engine running at the optimum temperature range. A properly operating thermostat also keep the engine coolant hat enough to heat the passenger compartment in wintertime.
the factory installs a 195 deg thermostat the fans do not come on till 210 deg from 195 - 210 is your operating temp
No. The refrigerator thermostat has different cut-in (when the unit turns on) and cut-out (when the unit shuts off) temperatures than a regular wall thermostat. A refrigerator thermostat cut-in/out values are usually 30 degrees - 35 degrees, respectively. If you used this on your wall, your AC unit would constantly be running trying to make your house a giant refrigerator!
That depends on the thermostat. If it's a 185 thermostat, the engine should run at 185. If it's running too hot, check the thermostat, radiator and water pump. If it's running too cold, replace the thermostat.
If the question is: why does your top radiator hose get soft while the engine is running? If that's what u want to know, it's because the thermostat in the engine opens to flow the coolant thru the motor to keep the operating temperature from getting to hot. It's stores water in the radiator which cools the water and the thermostat blocks it until a predetermined temp.
Yes, you most certainly do. If you have no thermostat installed then the engine will take a very long time to reach full operating temperature and may never get to the proper temperature. The thermostat allows the engine to warm up quickly which helps prevent engine wear, reduce engine deposits, and emissions. The thermostat keeps the engine at the proper operating temperature for the best performance and best mileage. Running a modern computer controlled engine without a thermostat is a very bad idea.
Operating temperature with a good thermostat will be between 180 and 200 degrees. The ideal running temperature on a 6 cylinder engine is about 196 degrees Fahrenheit.
The thermostat controls only the temperature of the water.
Replace it with the exact same temperature thermostat as the one you removed. Do not run the engine without a thermostat. The thermostat is required to keep the engine running at the optimum temperature that will give the best performance and mileage. If it is overheating running it without a thermostat is not the solution.
That should be controlled by the thermostat. If you have a 180 Degree thermostat the engine should operate right near 180 degrees. If it's a 195... you get the idea. If the engine is running too warm, check the coolant level, thermostat, radiator and water pump... pretty much in that order.
If it is running hot then you need to service the cooling system. Drain and flush the radiator, replace the thermostat, check the operation of the water pump, see if the cooling fan is operating properly, and make sure the belts are tight and not slipping. Another possibility is a blown head gasket. Removing the thermostat is not the answer to an overheating problem.
what happens when you are running in cold weather and or hot weather at different temperatures what happens when you are running in cold weather and or hot weather at different temperatures
For a 2.4 litre engine, where the pressure cap is that is the thermostat housing..if you try to remove the pressure cap (in cold temperature only) you will see the thermostat..A damaged thermostat can be diagnosed when an engine running is at above normal temperature by squeezing the radiator hose connected to the thermostat housing..if there is no coolant running in it the thermostat is close then replace it.
it the thermostat you should get it checked out because mine was doing that an it was running hot an i didnt know it because there was no steam
the coolant goes through the radiator too fast to be cooled sufficiently. a thermostat will help get the engine to operating temp and the let only enough coolant through to keep engine at that temp. this slows coolant down enough to be cooled properly.
Any Auto Parts store can tell you the correct temperature thermostat for your Impala. Probably it requires a 195 degree thermostat. One thing for sure is no thermostat is not what you want. Running without a thermostat, will cause the engine to not reach full operating temperature. The engine will not perform to peak efficiency at below normal operating temperature. Normally that is around 220-230 Degrees. Your engine is computer controlled and the computer bases fuel/air mixture and timing on the engine temperature. Install the correct thermostat.
After the system is up and running you can check the CPU and motherboard temperatures by entering setup?
overheating, or running too cold