What should the temperature be in a GMC Duramax 04?

What should the temperature be in a GMC Duramax 04?

My 04 runs this cool also. In town it is 160-170 all the time. If I drive it a little bit harder than normal it will warm up or if I get on the highway at 65-70 it will warm up. Not sure what the low side thermostat is but I would bet its a 165-170 since this is where they like to run.

What should the temperature be on a Duramax LB7?

I’ve got a new to me LB7 and I think that the temperature is a little low. On all of my other vehicles (mostly GM), operating temp is 210, however I cant get the Duramax above 170 (according to the gauge it is 180). I took the reading via my OBDII reader, it is 170-172F.

What causes a Duramax diesel engine to heat up?

When the engine is working hard, the turbocharger is drawing in a ton of air, and the restrictive stock turbo inlet tube can effectively choke the VGT turbocharger causing the compressor outlet temperature to skyrocket, heating up the intercooler, and ultimately raising the temperature of combustion and the coolant temp.

How to troubleshoot a temperature gauge in a car?

Temperature gauge troubleshooting begins with isolating the problem either to the gauge, sending unit, fuse or wiring. As with any electrical troubleshooting it is best to check all wiring connections are clean, tight and free of corrosion. The following process must be preformed with the ignition key turned to the “on” position.

What should the engine temp be on a 2004 Chevy Duramax?

My 2004.5 with 120k mi.fan clutch cycles very frequently also. Pulling a 8100 lb 5th wheel up a hill in the summer heat with a/c on. Temp gets to apx 235. Dash comes on and reads High coolant temp. It did it in 2019. I then replaced the fan clutch, waterpump and all coolant hoses.

Where is the temperature gauge on a GM Truck?

Temp. gauge on dash stays completely at the far left/bottom. On startup (when key turned to start) the guage will briefly peg out to far right, but returns to left as soon as engine starts. checked coolant level (Overflow reservoir was empty, so I filled it to the “cold fill” line.

What to do if your engine temperature Guage is not working?

That wire that’s on the temp sensor between the #1 & #3 spark plugs… Pull that wire off, leave it unhooked & turn on the key. The guage should stay to the left. Now with the key still on, momentairly ground that wire to the engine. Your guage should peg out. If it does both of these correctly, then you need a new temp sensor.

What should the engine temp be in a 2004.5 LLY?

Just got a 2004.5 LLY and have a question on the normal running temperature. Seems to be the average temperature is the half way mark between 210 and the far left mark. If I go up a large hill the engine will get up to 210 and stay there for a little while after leveling off the hill before settling back down to that middle notch.

How long does it take for a Chevy Duramax to warm up?

Mine now takes about 5 miles at highway speeds to come up to full temp. It still won’t warm up a whole lot just idling, but it is much better with the new thermostats and will now put out heat. I got my thermostats at the local parts store in a kit that had both thermostats and the rubber gaskets. Merchant also has them.

How many miles does a GMC Sierra 2500HD have?

Mileage: 140,638 miles Body Type: Pickup Color: White Engine: 8 Cyl 6.6 L Accident reported. 1st owner purchased on 11/30/05 and owned in AB until 05/05/17 • 2nd owner purchased on 06/26/17 and owned in WA until 08/16/19 • 3rd owner purchased on 09/25/19 and owned in WA until .

Why is my GMC Sierra 2500 not working?

’06 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Duramax: Vents won’t switch properly at all. Sometimes if I switch them, pull over and shut my truck off and turn it back on then it will sometimes switch to that vent. But only works on defrost and bi-level vents. Floor or any mixed doesn’t work and will switch to one or the other that works.

Why does my GMC Sierra get cold air instead of heat?

Air suddenly starts blowing heat instead of cold air. I have to turn the engine off and on to correct it, but it is getting worse. Dual zone climate control module only get heat at the highest setting. when you set it to a lower setting by 1 degree it goes cold. I changed the module and one actuator.

How much does a GMC Sierra AC cost?

If this occurs, fault code (s) should be stored in the HVAC control module which should assist in diagnoses. The average cost for a GMC Sierra 2500 HD AC Diagnosis is between $53 -$67. Learn More