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Old 02-02-2013, 07:53 AM
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and learned that somewhere down the line some German genius decided to change what the temp gauge measures. They now measure oil temp, not water temp. !
Is there a chance you remember the source? If this is true, they are really confusing things up! Oil temp should be that "oil temp" the coolant is much more sensitive to rapid changes than oil, thus alerting the driver faster. My 89 Cabriolet has both.
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