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Old November 23rd, 2004, 09:14 PM
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? for you cold weather people

I took the beast up north from Phoenix to Flagstaff. It was about 35 degrees out and the temp guage was almost all the way to the cold side while driving on the highway. Does that sound normal to you cold weather people?
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Old November 23rd, 2004, 09:43 PM
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Most definitely not! My needle will sit right in the middle if it's 10 degrees out.
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Old November 23rd, 2004, 09:50 PM
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Sounds like somethings up with it. Went wheeling in -10 and it sat in the middle. Took longer to warm up though. Is back to normal now that you are home?
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Old November 23rd, 2004, 10:29 PM
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Sounds like your thermostat is stuck open. It sould only take about 5 to 15 min for the temp to get up to 150* F or 1/4 up the stock gauge.
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Old November 23rd, 2004, 10:36 PM
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Old November 23rd, 2004, 10:44 PM
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Thanks. I was wondering about the thermostat. I will have to change it out....
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Old November 24th, 2004, 07:29 AM
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Dunno if I agree with everyone else. I had the same issue with my V8 while driving through the northern states in the winter. It only happened at highway speeds on long drives (2+ hours), I put on a radiator muff and that cured it. The truck would warm up and come up to temp fine. But an hour or more into the trip, I'd see the temp drop alarmingly.
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Old November 24th, 2004, 08:52 AM
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That about describes my issue Dave. For $10 or $15 I will change it and see what happens. As with everything else Land Rover, i just hope I don't create another problem.
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Old November 24th, 2004, 12:34 PM
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Thermostat was stuck 1/2 open at room temperature. After the repair the temp guage is at 50% and I can now bake "brown and serve rolls" with the heater.
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