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Old 04-13-2001, 01:03 PM
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if I let my 1995 s320 idle for more than 20 minutes it runs hot between the 100 and 120 degree range but while I drive it runs a little over the 8o degree range what could me be the problem
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Old 04-13-2001, 01:18 PM
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Check your aux fan operation,cooling fan clutch & thermostat I'll check thermostat first.
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Old 04-15-2001, 08:30 PM
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Your engine temperature actually seems quite normal. It is normal for them to run hot when idling. Anything over 110 I'd worry about.
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