[DML] Re: Possible cooling problem?
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[DML] Re: Possible cooling problem?

Sounds perfectly normal to me. My car does the same thing, and had 
always driven reliably on a daily basis around Las Vegas in the 
summer heat with no problem. Your car too is operating in a safe 
temperature range.

Here are some things to keep in mind: Regular water boils at 212°F. 
Cut it with antifreeze, and you've raised the temperature up another 
few degrees. Compress it, and prevent it from expanding in a sealed 
engine cooling system, and you've raised the boiling point of the 
water mixture to about 245°F-260°F depending upong the antifreeze 

Your car is operating as normal. The only reason that you're noticing 
it, is because the manufacturer wrote the temperature #'s on the 
gague. If you notice with your modern cars, auto manufacturers have 
allieviated these concerns by not putting #'s on the temperature 
gauges anylonger. It's either color-coded with blue & red, or you 
just have the H & C marks to show hot and cold. Plus they also have 
these gauges on a delay. I have a Ford Explorer the got a bad 
thermostat, and the engine overheated quicker than the gauge 

But trust me, your modern day cars are functioning at the very same 
temperatures. Your DeLorean is fine.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Thomas Mc Auley <dmc4087@xxxx> wrote:
> Hi
> My cooling fans arent coming on until the temperature needle is 
slightly below 220. On a friends De Lorean, the stage at which the 
fans come on is much lower. Is the thermostat faulty?
> The car doesnt overheat, but its very close. The coolant level is 
normal and there are no leaks.
> Thanks
> Thomas Mc Auley
> Vin #4087
> Belfast
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