How hot should a 350 run?

How hot should a 350 run?

200-212 is the optimal operating temp for a chevy v8; best power/ fuel economy, and least amount of wear. Towing uphill in 105 degree heat I ran at at around 130-140 for a while, but a good 180 degree thermostat will keep your temp 195-212 dgrees except in the nastiest/hottest conditions.

What temp should AMC 360 run?

It most likely has a 195 degree stat in it , so it should run around 200. If it’s creeping past that, pull the radiator and have it cleaned. The other thing you can check is the fan clutch.

What is normal engine running temperature?

between 195 degrees and 220 degrees
Most experts agree that your engine should run between 195 degrees and 220 degrees. In ideal situations, your needle will maintain a posture right in the middle of your gauge. Keep in mind that this can go up or down depending on the conditions in the vehicle itself (such as running the air conditioner or heater).

What temp should coolant be when running?

Most engines are designed to run with coolant temperatures between 160 degrees and 200 degrees. If temperatures in your engine stay too cool combustion will have to be too rich to keep things running smoothly.

Why does my 350 run hot?

Inspect the metal fins on the front of the radiator for clogs, which are typically caused by insects. Pull any insects out of the fins with tweezers. Severe clogging will prevent air from passing through the radiator and cooling the antifreeze, resulting in overheating.

What is the normal operating temperature for Jeep Cherokee?

The general rule of thumb for any engine is 210f for normal operating temperature. My 5.9 ZJ runs at 200f, itll get to 210f before the electric fan kicks on low and it will cool it down to 196f before it turns off. The 4.0 runs with a clutch fan and its always around 200-210f.

What should the coolant temperature be in a Jeep Wrangler?

Your setup should run between 180 and 190 degrees under most circumstances if the engine is tuned correctly with the correct a/f ratio and ignition timing. Actually you have a problem with setting the “fan on” temperature at 190* because the “fan off” temperature is probably 175-180*.

How hot is too hot engine temp?

As temperature of an engine exceeds 230 degrees Fahrenheit, the engine is overheated. Above 245 degrees Fahrenheit, damage may occur.