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Thermostat
03-25-2009, 11:26 AM
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Thermostat
Year: 1996
Model: Legacy
Engine Size: EJ22E
Auto/Manual: Manual
Mileage: 134,000

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I have a simple question is a thermostat open or closed when you start your engine after it has completely cooled down?
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03-25-2009, 06:07 PM
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RE: Thermostat
The thermostat is closed when cold. It gradually opens as the engine warms. This totally a WAG but I would say it begins to open around 140F - 150F. Fully open depends on the temp. of the thermostat. Normally around 185F - 195F.

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