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Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:22 am 
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the temp guage in my falcon doesnt seem to want to stay steady. as soon as the engine reaches normal operating temp, the guage will range from between the L in normal to the R. now not all that long ago i did the head gasket on it and ever since its been like this. the problem is it will slowly rise to the R then will slowly fall back down to the A then go up again. i havent had much time to look at it but i think it may be the thermostat cos the thermos are workin properly...



EL XR6, 5 Speed Manual, Extractors, Exhaust, 3" Intake, EL GT Intake, Alpine sound system,lowered, 136rwkw.. to come.. another sub and boot install

Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 10:34 am 
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Try the thermostat because they seems like its opening too late and when it does open it cools the motor well so it closes. Bit of a C*** but just replace that and it should be all good.



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Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:26 am 
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might possibly have air in the system as well.
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