Originally Posted by Phil23
Hi team, after 10 years I have just learnt my temperature gauge is reading way out and I have been running a 4 cylinder Ford Lemann at 80 to 85 centigrade instead of the factory Ford spec of 99 deg.
What is the effect of running a diesel cold and will I have done any damage!!
If you have ten years of cold running with no ill effects, you have already answered your question.
I run at 185F. I get alarmed if I see 200F. You are suggesting 210, I would be quite alarmed.