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    Possibly Thermostat Problem?? Help needed!!

    Hey how we all doing? First time on here so hope i posted in the right place? I have a wrx sti wagon 1998 have looked after this car for a few years now and has done me really well. Just yesterday i noticed that my temp wasn't going up much over the line at all after i had been driving around at least an hour. I have been told that it could be a thermostat problem? If so is there much work involved as i need my car for my job? And also where you put your coolant after a few days that green goes brown not sure why this is can anyone tell me please??

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    Possibly Thermostat Problem?? Help needed!!

    Suspect thermostat stuck open and need coolant flush. Coolant flush done with thermostat routinely. Use authentic parts. One hour job. Burp the system extensively.
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    Ok thank you so much for the advice will do that now and in future!! .. Cheers Also is it ok to drive around??

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    It's not really good for it if it isn't getting up to temperature. You can drive it a little bit, but I would try to get it fixed as soon as possible.

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    Is it blowing any hot air at all after driving?

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    Yeah will get it done tomorrow hopefully!? Umm can't see it blowing any hot air is that bad?

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    Bad thermos or maybe a stuck gauge

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