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shouldn't it be less than the coolant? for most cars
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Posted by AeroEd [Email] (#582) [Profile/Gallery] (more from AeroEd) on Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:40:39 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: 80-90 degrees C -should be the same as coolant, jimmy, Tue, 7 Jan 2014 08:35:16
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I'm not sure by how much, but I would expect the coolant to generally be exposed to higher temperatures. The coolant IS perhaps seeing better heat rejection at the radiator than any oil cooler (which I guess SAAB's don't have).
Then since we have turbo-chargers, it sees quite a bit of heat there.
OK, I've talked myself out of my supposition, maybe they are (basically) the same. I don't know if the temp sensor is before or after the radiator.
Ed
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