Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Dandridge (Near Knoxville), TN, USA
Originally Posted by Macstromer
I have an '05, and whenever I stop at the end of my 30' driveway, shift into reverse and back into the garage the radiator fans are on, and the tempt. gauge is still climbing on a normal 75 degree So. Calif. day. Has anyone else had this situation? It seems this little of reverse use shouldn't cause such an overheat. Does anyone have a remedy? I'm considering going down one heat range of spark plug.
Sounds pretty normal. If the temp gauge does not go into the red, you are OK.
Lowering heat range on spark plugs will not make an engine run cooler! Only the plug center electrode and insulater will be slightly cooler.
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