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Old 02-13-2006, 08:15 PM
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I have read on some of the LS1 forums that GM was getting to many people complaining that the gauge was moving all over the place (running hotter when sitting still and then back down). Therefore, to cut down on warranty complaints the gauge is set to stay at 210 over a wider range (e.g. it will read 210 when the temp is actually between 190 - 230)
[SIZE=3]Ha! Leave it to GM to offer full instrumentation instead of idiot lights, then configure the gauges to work just like...you guessed it. [/SIZE]
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Old 02-20-2006, 12:38 AM
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I was looking over some pics in the SS gallery and noticed someone's dashboard pic plainly showed the temp gage at 210 degrees. So I made a point to look at mine the next time I drove it. After it's fully warmed up, it never drops below 210 degrees! Has anyone else noticed this? Is it a gage anomaly or do these have a 210 degree thermostat?
I apologize in advance if this was already said, but I didn't want to read through 3 pages...Your temp is fine, and as some have said is probably in the 190 range. GM, like most oems know we want gauges, but also know a lot of people would be in the dealer every other week thinking there were issues if their gauges were off a little...so they actually build in a comfort zone and most gauges actually just read in the middle of that zone...IE, your 210 reading is just in the range of normal on the gauge, but in actuality it's no where near correct.

bottom line is not to worry.
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