Jump to content

Server Lease Renewal/Software Licenses

Our yearly server lease, software licenses, as well as hardware operating costs, ARE due Dec 4th, 2022. Our current donations have fallen far short of the funds we need to renew. Please remember the RennTech.org community is Member supported so please consider a donation to help...  THANK YOU!

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

Coolant temperature fluctuates - is it a problem?


Recommended Posts

I have a 2001 C2 Cab, and recently replaced the coolant tank and then the cap (with the 01 model). I have noticed that, once the engine has warmed up, the coolant temp ranges from the left side of the "0" in 180 to the right side of the "0". I think it used to stay pinned to the left side of the 0, so I wonder if I have a problem.

I mostly see temps rise when I am driving slowly. At highway speeds it is pretty much stabilized at the middle to left of the 0. I did a search and found instructions to check the engine compartment fan, which I did and it works fine. I also saw notes about there being a fan(s) for the front radiator, but I cannot see anything there. I did check to make sure there were not leaves and junk obstructing the radiators.

Any thoughts on this? Or am I worrying about nothing...

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I believe there may be special method required for evacuating all of the air out of the system. If not done your coolant may not cool properly as it will be a frothy and foamy mixture and may show as erratic displays on the temp gauge. You may want to look into this as I have seen it on other vehicles,

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Loren - Thanks for the feedback. I've found what I thought were the 2 front radiators (on the front, outside edges behind the front bumper), but where are the AC condensors?

I don't think that is high enough to worry about.

The fans are behind the radiators. Just make sure that both the radiator and A/C condensers are clean of debris.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.