Tag: thermostats

14 Posts

Jul 01, 1998

Gas is getting into the oil pan.

Dear Car Talk

I have been working on a feed truck for some time The gas is getting into the oil pan I put on a new carburetor and that didn't stop it I put on a new fuel pump and that didn't...

thermostats chokes carburetors

Jan 01, 1997

Why have manufacturers put hotter thermostats in their engines?

Dear Car Talk

Why have automobile manufacturers put hotter thermostats in their engines The old thermostats used to be - degrees Now they're or degrees hotter than that Why would they do this It's fairly common knowledge that heat is the worst enemy...

thermostats

Jan 01, 1996

No doubt about it, your engine is overheating.

Dear Car Talk

Help I have a mystery problem Grandma gave me her ' Volkswagen Rabbit with only miles on it Lately it's running hot and the heat does not dissipate On a particularly hot humid day while stuck in traffic the oil...

fans thermostats radiators

Feb 01, 1992

You should never, ever remove the thermostat.

Dear Car Talk

I have had several opposing views expressed to me about whether it makes a car run cooler in the summer to remove the thermostat Does it Lee TOM Yes Lee removing the thermostat does make the car run cooler But...

summer thermostats