What temperature should a 2008 Chevy Silverado run at?

What temperature should a 2008 Chevy Silverado run at?

Normal Temperature engine temperature gauge Most experts agree that your engine should run between 195 degrees and 220 degrees.

What’s the normal operating temp of a truck?

My truck always runs at 210 degrees when it is warmed up even if it is really cold out. Is this a little high or normal? What are you normal warmed up operating temps?

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 temp be on a Chevy 5.3?

My 2000 5.3 runs just a little south of that. Granted, it’s -10 outside right now. I think starting in 2009 GM uses the 190* double poppett thermostat in the Silvy/Sierra which recirculates coolant/water in the engine block only until warm up (ie:210*).

What should the temp of an engine be?

As per the previous post, normally your gauge has no numbers, they just confuse drivers, but an operating range; and if the gauge is about halfway up that’s your normal operating temperature. Any major deviation from that is cause for concern and should be investigated.

What’s the normal temp of a GM Truck?

From buying research to owner support, join 1.5 MILLION GM Truck Enthusiasts every month who use GM-Trucks.com as a daily part of their ownership experience. Normal Operating Temp Characteristics? So, bought new truck last night (4.8 V8). Driving home today in heavy traffic. Temp gauge goes well beyond 210.

What’s the normal running temp for a 4.8 Silverado?

My 2004 4.8 is running at about 195 on the highway. Is this normal? The midrange on the temp gage is 210. Where does yours normally run? (According to the who knows how accurate dash gauge). My 5.3 runs at 195-200. I would say your 4.8 is OK.

What should normal operating temp be on Silverado Vortec 5300?

I pulled my 19′ TT for about 30 miles at 60mph and another 15 at about 70mph. Again, the temp never went above 210. Your load and you traveling up hill were probably similar, but you might not have been traveling as fast which would decrease the flow of air to the radiator.

What should the temperature thermostat in my truck be?

Part of the reason I did it is because the truck seems to take forever to warm up to temp. 1999 Silverado (99-02 BS) 4×4 with the 5.3L. I have a Scangauge hooked up and get a digital temp readout (sorry for the metric units!) before my operating temp would get up to around 90 degrees C (~190F) but now it barely makes it to 70C (~160F).