SailNet Community - View Single Post - My engine is getting too hot..
View Single Post
Old 08-27-2007
Rockter Rockter is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Scotland
Posts: 2,355
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Rockter will become famous soon enough

If it's going up and down there Groundhog, the thermostat is working.

Typically it climbs slowly, then dips quickly. It should not rise to beyond 12 O'Clock on the wee Volvo temp guage (on mine anyway). If you put your hand on the coolant pipe after it leaves the engine, you will feel it heat and cool alternately as the thermostat opens and closes.

How are you judging the overheating?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook