{Stus-List} Engine heat buzzer and red light

Lynne Therrien ltherrien at shaw.ca
Thu Jun 26 23:06:25 EDT 2008


I don't have a overheat alarm on my Atomic 4...any suggestions.  I once had 
a loose pulley on my water pump and had the scare of my life when I happened 
to glance at my temperature gauge.  It was an easy fix, but I promised 
myself that I would add this on my todo my list.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Lynch" <jlynch137 at comcast.net>
To: <Captain_Jake at cox.net>; <cnc-list at cnc-list.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 9:59 PM
Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Engine heat buzzer and red light

> Tom,
> It may be that the previous owner had removed the thermostat in an attempt
> to cure an intermittent overheat problem.
> Also, if the cooling system is a little low on coolant you can sometimes 
> get
> an overheat alarm at low engine speeds because the thermo alarm switch is
> not immersed, which will stop at higher rpm because the rapidly moving
> coolant splashes it.  That is not what one would expect and is sometimes
> confusing.
> Cheers,
> John T. Lynch
> 1981 C&C 36 CB  Summertime
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