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    Coolant temp indicator

    The little green one on our dash.

    It goes out when there is sufficient coolant temp.

    Does it come on if the car overheats? Is it a different color if that happens?


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    It will turn red at some unknown 'too high' temperature. I don't know that anyone has tested it yet.

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    Thanks Daox, somewhere I read the temp can hit 250F and still be OK. Kinda scary that it will only go red if it gets hotter than that.


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