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Like others said, they generally fail open with a broken wire. If it is left inoperative, the engine heats up slower, which increases emissions and fuel usage. Oil pressure is also higher, leaving the bypass circuit on longer. I'd recommend fixing it

Brad Anders
Old 10-23-2001, 08:05 AM
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