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AUDI ECT Gauge Pegged Hot

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VIDEO: Electronically Controlled Thermostats

Shop owner Donny Seyfer explores the operation for these next-generation thermostats. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.

VIDEO: When A Thermostat Fails

Doug Kaufman discusses how a thermostat failure can cause a loss of compression in an engine, including how oil temperature affects piston rings and bearings. Sponsored by MAHLE.

VIDEO: Thermostats Only Fail In The Best Way Possible

Andrew Markel discusses the importance of engine cooling, especially after the failure of a thermostat. Sponsored by INA.

Modern Cooling System Design: It’s Not About Temperature; It’s About Powertrain

Reading engineering papers tends to be a boring exercise, but they do give a technician like myself a new perspective on how a common automotive cooling system could actually be improved. Of course, our immediate thought is how the cooling system can keep the engine cooler. Not so, according to one paper.

Stant Increases Coverage Of SuperStat Thermostats

The company says its SuperStat line of thermostats now provides coverage for nearly 100 percent of the vehicles in operation today.

ÜRO Parts Thermostat Housings For 2002-’08 Mini Cooper S

ÜRO Parts discovered that the factory plastic thermostat housings in the 2002-2008 Mini Cooper S may fail due to the intense heat generated by forced induction, so the company developed two replacement housings.