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On one of my daughters' cars (a 2006) I installed a Wahler T-stat with "stock" temp range as part of a preventive maintenance along with many other things, including new coolant and temp sensor. One week later she got a P0116 CEL for coolant temp low / not in range. The old T-stat was a Motorad, so I went with a new Motorad, and the P0116 code did not recur.
YMMV, but I have used the Motorad T-stat on my other daughter's 2006 now as well with good results.
Mark in Marine
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