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Old 02-07-2002, 01:06 PM
Donald P Klybas
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Diesel running hot.

I have a 84, 300sd which is now running 20 degrees hotter (at 100). Replaced thermostat, radiator ok, no signs of oil or bubles in expansion tank, hoses ok, heat works, v-belts ok, fan still there. Noticed that the temperature guage does fluctuate from time to time, as does the fuel gauge.
What do you think?
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Old 02-07-2002, 08:58 PM
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if every thing checks out then could just be the gauge it shouldnt bounce around like that.
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Old 02-07-2002, 10:38 PM
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If the gauge is correct, it could be a bad fan clutch.
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Old 02-08-2002, 03:02 PM
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Under what conditions is your car running at these temps? Also, is the fluctuation in relation to speed, where temp goes down on highway and up in traffic?
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