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correct engine temp?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by YotaDude01, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. Mar 25, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    YotaDude01

    YotaDude01 [OP] Kentucky Boy

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    Hey guys. the reason I'm asking this question is because Toyota said my clutch fan was out and I had been reading that with it being out your truck can run hot. I have a bully dog performance monitor and it says my truck runs at about 204 to 208 on warm days. I was wondering if this was a normal temp. My second question is how much does it cost to get my fan clutch replaced? Also at idle I can see a tinny bit of wobble but what shaking the fan it feels solid.
     
  2. Mar 25, 2011 at 3:28 PM
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    Digiratus

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    Once up to temp, mine always runs between 198-202*F according to my scangauge.
     
  3. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    skytower

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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    Tie dental floss to a fan blade to keep it from turning(with the engine warmed up and off). If the floss breaks, it's fine. Make sure the engine is at operating temp!
    The clutch locks when cold, until the silicone inside warms up. Then, it will lock and unlock at it's rated temperature.
     
  4. Mar 31, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    mike sacc

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    my scan gauge never goes over 182 degr. on my 01
     
  5. Apr 3, 2011 at 1:55 PM
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    james

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